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Gout impacts over 3 Million adults across the United States. Gout can cause pain and discomfort on one occasion (called a “flare up”) or on a regular basis which is called chronic gouty arthritis. Life insurance carriers will want to find out more about your gout diagnosis and treatment, as well as your overall medical.. More

Over 2 Million people in the United States are currently living with Atrial Fibrillation, commonly known as A-Fib. The majority of the individuals managing A-Fib are seniors, over the age of 60 years old. Atrial Fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat (aka arrhythmia) which increases your risk of heart failure, stroke, and other heart complications. A-Fib.. More

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates 93.3 Million American adults are affected by obesity. The challenges of obesity include developing chronic health conditions including Type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease, sleep apnea, and certain types of cancer. To reverse these negative health conditions, many people opt for gastric bypass surgery as a solution. Securing.. More

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society estimates there are more than 2.3 Million people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) worldwide. This figure is only an estimate since MS is very challenging to diagnose in the first place. Plus, the United States does not have a centralized registry or a process for tracking MS cases. At this.. More

The American Lung Association advises that Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. In fact, over 11 Million Americans are living with COPD while millions more have yet to be diagnosed. There is currently no cure for COPD. All of these facts may slightly complicate applying.. More

Mayo Clinic defines an aneurysm as an abnormal bulge in the wall of a blood vessel. The bulge is filled with blood. An aneurysm that ruptures may cause internal bleeding and possibly death. Aneurysms occur in many parts of the body, including legs, neck, groin, brain (cerebral aneurysm), abdomen (abdominal aortic aneurysm), or chest (thoracic.. More

The Epilepsy Network reports Epilepsy causes approximately 50,000 American deaths each year. This means Epilepsy causes a higher number of annual deaths than drunk driving, skin cancer, breast cancer, or prescription overdose. However, the remaining 2.9 Million Americans living with Epilepsy do not have a higher mortality rate than their peers. They can and do.. More

The American Cancer Society estimates around 53,990 new cases of thyroid cancer will be diagnosed this year. The organization goes on to predict 2,060 deaths from thyroid cancer before the close of 2018. The good news in this report is that thyroid cancer has one of the best survival rates of any cancer diagnosis. Life.. More

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer.  One Million Americans are diagnosed each year with one of the three types of skin cancer. If you are over 50 years old then there is a good chance you may have experienced a Basal Cell, Squamous Cell, or Melanoma diagnosis. Keep in mind, a past.. More