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Chronic Heart Failure Patients Eligible for Florida Disability Benefits

CHRONIC or CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (CHF): CHF occurs when the heart is not pumping oxygen rich blood required to meet the needs of the body, leading to improper blood flow and lung congestion.

Social Security benefits for South Florida Chronic Heart Failure patients are available. A skilled South Florida County disability attorney can assist you in processing a successful disability claim.


  • Shortness of breath
  • Leg swelling
  • Decreased ability to exercise
  • Heart palpitations
  • Dizziness


  • Heart attack-often, but not always
  • Hypertension that hasn’t been properly managed
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Endocarditis or myocarditis
  • Congenital heart defects

Do You Know?

The most common hospital diagnosis for patients over 65 is Chronic Heart Failure. Devastating over 4 million Americans with a mortality rate of only 5-8 years, time is precious. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with this threatening condition, here’s how to make your time count.

Rest for the Weary! defines the old adage “No rest for the weary”, as meaning you must keep persevering no matter how tired or overworked you are. According the Social Security Disability Code, your heart’s medical condition may indeed qualify for the needed rest, PLUS the financial relief that you’ve been longing for.

What will I need to qualify for Social Security Disability?

1.      Concrete Diagnosis of Chronic Heart Failure
2.      Diastolic or Systolic Failure
3.      Limited Functional Capacity

Accuracy Counts!

To assist in the accuracy of your Social Security claim for Chronic Heart Failure, it is important to talk with an experienced South Florida Social Security disability attorney. Your attorney can help you prepare the paperwork to get the results you are looking for.

If you need assistance to file your claim for Social Security Disability Insurance, the Law Offices of David Benenfeld is here to help. For or a free legal consultation and book call today: 954-677-0155. Can’t Work? Maneuvering the Social Security Disability Claim’s Maze.

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