The American Cancer Society recommends individuals of average cancer risk begin, at the age of 45, to have routine colon cancer screenings, including a colonoscopy. For many American adults, a colonoscopy procedure may identify non-cancerous colon polyps. If you are someone that has been diagnosed with colon polyps, you can still find cheap life insurance.. More

Pancreatitis impacts nearly 100,000 American adults each year. It is estimated 80,000 are cases of acute pancreatitis and 20,000 are cases of chronic pancreatitis. All cases of pancreatitis are important to life insurance companies, no matter the classification. However, being over 50 with pancreatitis doesn’t mean you will be completely out-of-luck when it comes to.. More

The most recent annual statistics from the National Institute of Mental Health asserts 16.2 Million American adults experience depression. In fact, the figures for adults over age 50 with depression totaled around 777,000 people. Depression is a mood disorder that comes in various forms and presents itself for many reasons. The majority of American adults.. More

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