If you have a gastrointestinal condition and want to apply for disability assistance, it’s often helpful to work with an Ocala disability lawyer. According to the American Community Survey from 2012, nearly 13% of people in Florida had a disability, whereas the U.S. Census estimated that around 19% of people in Marion had a disability. Various gastrointestinal conditions might qualify you to apply for disability assistance.
Gastroparesis is a condition characterized by slow digestion. When the stomach doesn’t empty appropriately, this can make it hard for some people with the condition to eat and receive proper nutrition. As a result, people with gastroparesis often experience fatigue, making it difficult to work or perform daily tasks. Due to the pain, weakness and fatigue that some people with gastroparesis, having a full-time job can be difficult. As a result, disability assistance could be beneficial.
Crohn’s disease is a condition that results in the digestive tract becoming inflamed. Symptoms may vary from one day to the next, which can make it difficult for people with the condition to commit to events in the future. Though there are various lifestyle changes and medications that may improve symptoms, Crohn’s is a chronic condition. For those with severe or frequent symptoms, applying for disability assistance with help from an Ocala disability lawyer might be helpful.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common condition that can vary in severity. Though some people only experience occasional symptoms, others experience a variety of symptoms frequently. Symptoms can include stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea and more. These symptoms can interrupt life for people with IBS. People who experience symptoms frequently could benefit from receiving disability assistance.
If you have a gastrointestinal condition that affects your life daily, an Ocala disability lawyer can help you navigate the process of applying for disability assistance. For a free consultation, contact JW Chalkley III, P.A., today at 866-629-7511 OR fill out the online contact form.