Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, anemia, nausea, vomiting, arthralgia, abdominal tenderness, perianal disease, and fatigue. Obstruction, stenosis, fistulization, perineal involvement, and extraintestinal manifestations are common. These symptoms can be both painful and debilitating and even result in life-threatening […]
If the symptoms of your Crohn’s disease are so severe that you are unable to work, you may qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration. The Houston disability benefits attorneys at Marc Whitehead & Associates have helped individuals all over the U.S. who suffer from Crohn’s Disease and other disabling conditions obtain the […]
If Crohn’s disease disability is preventing you from working, your claim for long term disability benefits may have already been met with denial and opposition.
This condition can be extremely disabling. Generally the disease inflames your GI tract’s lining, causing paralyzing pain, discomfort and hardship. You may have already had one or more surgeries in which segments of intestine were removed in efforts to alleviate the symptoms.
Crohn’s can deteriorate further by spreading to the diseased bowel tissue’s deeper layers. Life-threatening complications can ensue.