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Stress & pseudotumor cerebri

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 17, 2010
  • 03:24 PM

I am just looking to see if anyone knows if pseudotumor cerebri is enough to be considered for partial disability or full. I have suffered with headaches since I was 5, I am now 35 found out when I was 27 that I had this condition. I have been on every medication you can think of and had many spinal taps, see pain management doctor. I am so out of it now days that I can hardly function. I had taken intermintent FMLA at work, but they made it so stressful for me when I was not able to come in. I could no longer handle the stress as that seem to be what was setting my headaches off. Therefore, I ended up leaving my job. My pressure is not abnormally high it under control. It just seems the first sign of stress it sets this all off. This is very frustrating, I have a great neurologist just don't know where to go from here. I would appreciate anyones input. Thank you!

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  • I am just looking to see if anyone knows if pseudotumor cerebri is enough to be considered for partial disability or full. I have suffered with headaches since I was 5, I am now 35 found out when I was 27 that I had this condition. I have been on every medication you can think of and had many spinal taps, see pain management doctor. I am so out of it now days that I can hardly function. I had taken intermintent FMLA at work, but they made it so stressful for me when I was not able to come in. I could no longer handle the stress as that seem to be what was setting my headaches off. Therefore, I ended up leaving my job. My pressure is not abnormally high it under control. It just seems the first sign of stress it sets this all off. This is very frustrating, I have a great neurologist just don't know where to go from here. I would appreciate anyones input. Thank you!I am 37 living in Ontario Cananda and have this condition sinc 1997, did have some vision lost with this condition, I have two kids 11 & 9 yrs old. I was working up to Aug of 2006, and yes i am on full CPP Disibility, with my vision lost and migraines, as well i was no longer able to drive. I was no longer able to cope with the stress, of it all. I got it. If you have great Dr. and are willing to help you then you need to bring them the disibility form and have them fill them out. You should talk with them. it is a long Process. I wish you the best of luck. I know it all depends on how the dr. fill out the forms and how you answer your parts as well.
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    • November 26, 2010
    • 04:23 AM
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