Social Security Disability Benefits for Problems with your Endocrine System | Tampa Social Security Disability Lawyer

The Social Security Administration recognizes that physical impairment can be caused “by the overproduction or underproduction of hormones that can result in structural or functional changes in the body.” Listing of Impairments Section 9.0

When “those changes involve the involvement of an organ system”, the Social Security Administration will evaluate your claim for Social Security disability benefits, “according to the criteria under the appropriate section.”

In layman’s terms, you should consider filing a claim for Social Security if you have a thyroid disorder, hyperparathyroidism, hypoparathyroidsm, hyperfunction of the adrenal cortex, or diabetes.

You must submit medically appropriate evidence that supports the evaluation and diagnosis of your impairment.

For more information about filing a Social Security disability claim, contact Nancy Cavey, a St. Petersburg Social Security disability lawyer at

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