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Hi, I have cardiomyopathy, CHF, LVEF of 30% by Echo, Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia, sometimes high blood pressure, spinal stenosis, and a herniated disc. My heart doctor said I need to be on total disability. I get tired very easy and can't stand or sit for very long due to back pain. Some days I feels pertty good, most days not. I want to know how much they go by EF when looking into approving a disability? I should also mention that I am 44 and have done only laborer work my whole life. Thanks.
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Cardiomyopathy:

There really is no specific EF below which a person is approved or denied disability. This is done on a case by case basis.
I would discuss this further with your primary doctor.

Thanks for your question,

CCF-MD-KE
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Contact CHP1.org ,They are experts in disability and will assist you by filing for you,there is no charge to the patient no matter where you live in the country.They haven't lost one disability case yet and provide services for about 350 pts per year.Phone number is 410-861-8969.The full name of this non-profit organization is Catastrophic Health Planners,Inc.They took care of my disability and all the paper work involved without a charge
Good luck
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