FINDING A NEW THERAPY FOR A CHRONIC DISEASE

This is a list showing, in alphabetical order, chronic impairments by major category. These categories are the same as the chart above showing our new chronic disease therapies newsletters. To subscribe you only have to select that category for your chronic condition.  We publish 14 understandable, plain language, newsletters on new therapies. Each newsletter is specific to only one of these 14 categories. So, you don’t have to wade through material that you don’t want or need. Our subscribers want understandable information.

1: Musculoskeletal System

  • Amputation
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Spurs
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clubfoot
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dysautonomia
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture of an Upper Extremity
  • Fracture of the Femur, Tibia, Pelvis, or One or More of the Tarsal Bones
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Replacement
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Major Dysfunction of a Joint
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Paralysis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Disorder
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ruptured Disc
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Arachnoiditis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Torn ACL
  • Whiplash

2: Special Senses and Speech

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Auditory Processing Disorder
  • Loss of Speech
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Otolaryngology (Hearing Loss)
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Vision Loss

3: Respiratory System

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Restrictive Ventilatory Disease
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Lung Transplant
  • Mycobacterial, Mycotic, and Other Chronic Persistent Infections of the Lungs
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders
  • Varicose Veins

4: Cardiovascular System

  • Aneurysm of Aorta or Major Branches
  • Artery Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Blood Clots
  • Chest Pain
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplants
  • Heart Valve Disorder
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Recurrent Arrhythmias
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Symptomatic Congenital Heart Disease 
  • Syncope/Fainting

5: Digestive System

  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhaging
  • Gastroparesis
  • GERD
  • Glycogen Storage Disease
  • Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Leaky Gut Syndrome
  • Liver Disease
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Stomach Pain
  • Ulcers
  • Wilson's Disease

6: Genitourinary Impairments

  • Chronic Obstructive Uropathy
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Nephrotic Syndrome

7: Hematological Disorders

  • Aplastic Anemias with Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Chronic Granulocytophenia
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Chronic Thrombocytopenia
  • Coagulation Defects and Hemophilia
  • Gilbert's Syndrome
  • Haemochromatosis
  • Liver Transplants
  • Macroglobulinemia
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Sickle Cell Disease

8: Skin Disorders

  • Bullous Diseases
  • Burns
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Skin Diseases
  • Dermatitis
  • Genetic Photosensitivity Disorders
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Ichthyosis
  • Psoriasis

9: Endocrine System

  • Adrenal Gland Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperfunction of Adrenal Cortex
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Obesity
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Pancreatic Gland Disorders
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pituitary Gland Disorders
  • Thyroid Gland Disorders

10: Multiple Body System Impairments

  • Caudal Regression Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Insomnia
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dwarfism
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Hereditary Telangiectasia
  • Mosaic/Non-mosaic Down Syndrome
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • Trisomy X Syndrome (XXX Syndrome)

11: Neurological Problems

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ( ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease)
  • Anterior Poliomyelitis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Syndrome
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Convulsive Epilepsy
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dystonia
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Narcolepsy
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuropathy
  • Non-convulsive Epilepsy
  • Parkinsonian Syndrome
  • Polio
  • Pseudobulbar Affect
  • Seizure Disorder
  • Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident)
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

12: Mental Disorders

  • Anorexia
  • Anterior Poliomyelitis
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Drug Addiction
  • Dysthymia
  • Memory Loss
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Organic Mental Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Somatoform Disorders

13: Malignant Neoplastic Diseases

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Benign Brain Tumors
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Islet Cell Cancer
  • Lung Cancer and Social Security Disability
  • Lymphedema
  • Lymphoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Myelofibrosis (Myeloproliferative Syndrome)
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pituitary Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Salivary Cancer
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Injury (Burns)
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thymoma
  • Trabecular Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Tumors

14: Immune System Disorders

  • Epstein-Barr Virus
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  • Lupus
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Polymyositis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjorgen's Syndrome
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Undifferentiated and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease

Source: U.S. Social Security Administration