I’ve never met anyone who was approved for disability for Lyme disease.
But I have met plenty of people with Lyme disease who got approved!
What did you get approved for?
🐦 “Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis”
🐦 “Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Bipolar disorder”
🐦 “Rheumatoid Arthritis, Degenerative Disc disease, Fibromyalgia”
🐦 “Psychiatric diagnosis”
🐦 “Fibromyalgia and Psychiatric Diagnosis”
🐦 “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”
🐦 “Neurological Lyme, POTS and respiratory problems”
🐦 “Lyme Disease, Encephalopathy, chronic head and neck pain, and cognitive difficulties”
🐦 “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia”
🐦 “Fibromyalgia, Depressive Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Cardiac Arrhythmia, Bursitis, Orthostasis, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome”
What kind of doctor was most helpful for your approval?
🐦 Neuropsychiatric Testing
🐦 Occupational Medicine Doctor
What doctor was not helpful?
Social Security does not consider these doctor’s to be acceptable medical sources. In some cases, their records will help a lot and in other cases they may be ignored:
🐦 Naturopathic doctors
🐦 Physical/Occupational Therapists
Thank you to the members of Women’s Lyme Disease Support Group on Facebook for good ideas in this post.