by lily silver

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    "How I Got Approved for Social Security Disability for Fibromyalgia"

    Stories Fibro disability success stories: Violet Wins Her Case with a Function Form Daisy Wins Her Case with a Doctor's Letter Carnation Makes a Medical Outline Peony Wins Her Case Despite “Normal” Test Results Poppy Wins Her Reconsideration in 5 Easy Steps Fibromyalgia Function Forms A...
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    Medical Tests for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    There is no test that is officially-recognized to "prove" someone has Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. However, some people find the tests on this page to be helpful. Many are diagnosed without testing - based on symptoms and ruling out other conditions. If you are...
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    Sample Doctors Letters for Disability for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Update: New Letters (11/19) Sample Neuropsychological Reports for ME, CFS and FM – Excellent documentation of evaluating problems with memory, focus and concentration. Dr. Podell’s Disability Fibromyalgia Worksheets – Scroll down to page ten for a detailed sample letter. Letters: Doctor...
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    How to Be Homebound

    Home Meals Many areas have meals-on-wheels or similar programs that deliver meals to you. These programs will often be free or low cost. Even if the program says it is for Seniors, you should still call them. Sometimes they will deliver to younger people with disabilities. Contact meals on...
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    "How I Got Approved for Social Security Disability for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome"

    Twenty one success stories from people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Also take a look at: How to Apply for Disability for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Buttercup Makes the Best Application Ever Seen My mom was right: you have to do everything yourself. Marigold...
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    Guide to Social Security Disability for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    If you have severe CFS/ME and you are too sick to continue working, applying for disability may be one of the smartest, bravest, and best things you can do to help yourself. It can bring stability, security, medical care and peace of mind into your future. It can also be a great help to your...
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    How to Be Broke & Medicated - for People with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS - by Lily Silver

    Medications, Supplements & Lab Tests If you can’t afford the treatment you need, don’t give up hope just yet. Try these things first. Some of these programs require low-income. Some do not. And some think "low-income" means "less than $75,000 per year." Rest assured, these programs do...

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