Hyperparathyroidism and Your Social Security Disability Claim | Indian Rocks Beach Social Security Disability Attorney

Hypoparathyroidism and Your Social Security Disability Claim

Your thyroid is the thermostat of your body. If it isn’t working properly, your body can be to cold. Hypothyroidism is caused by under activity of your thyroid gland. You may have cramps, slowed heart rate, weight gain, and mental sluggishness.

Hypothyroidism can be caused by a disease known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. The body’s immune system attacks the thyroid gland. Other causes include congenital problems, surgical removal of the thyroid clam, or irradiation of the gland.

Section 9 of the Listing of impairments Entertainment System Impairments recognizes hypothyroidism as a disabling condition. Listing 9.04 requires that you have severe recurrent tetany; or recurrent generalized convulsions; or, lenticular cataracts.

You are impairment must be caused by the under production of hormones that results in structural or functional changes in your body. It can also involve other organ systems.

Winning a Social Security Disability claim based on hypoparathyroidism, requires extensive medical documentation. If you need assistance with your Social Security claim, contact Nancy Cavey and Sharon Barrett, Tampa Bay based attorneys who are experienced and handling Social Security disability claims arising out of hyperparathyroidism or other and other endocrine conditions.