Category: COVID-19

Mild Cases of Covid Linked to Brain Damage

Apr 14, 2022 in COVID-19 by

The effects of Covid are still being researched and explored. Even if a Covid case is mild, the lasting health impact can be significant. As Covid survivors move to the next stage of recovery, we are learning more about long Covid and how these survivors are affected, and how their lives are altered, including the ability to maintain daily activities and careers. Recently, attention has been given to the effects Covid has on the brain. While most studies have focused on the long-term effects of severe cases of Covid, recent studies have focused on the continued suffering and lasting effects […]

Researchers Seek Answers to Long Covid Brain Fog

Mar 31, 2022 in COVID-19 by

The arrival and progression of Covid has presented challenges worldwide. Those who have suffered from Covid face lingering effects that can affect them physically, mentally, emotionally, and cognitively. As researchers explore the effects of long Covid, they have looked to other areas such as cancer research that have yielded some potential treatments that may help survivors. Despite advancements in medical research regarding long Covid brain fog, we still have a long way to go. While researchers seek answers and develop viable treatment options, medical professionals who suffer from long Covid may be unable to work due to disabling medical conditions […]

Healthcare Conditions Can Impact Healthcare Workers’ Wellbeing

Feb 1, 2022 in COVID-19 by

Our medical professionals are under incredible pressure to treat patient illness and injury, save lives, and make groundbreaking medical discoveries, all while maintaining poise and confidence. Unfortunately, this pressure can build and become unsustainable. The stress our medical professionals experience daily compounds over time and can manifest in physical and mental health impairments. It can be so severe that it becomes necessary to take a leave of absence from the practice of medicine.  Medical professionals face unique occupational hazards. Being aware of these risks and potential consequences can prompt physicians to seek treatment as soon as possible, and to plan […]

Challenges Face COVID-19 ‘Long-Haulers’ in Pursuit of Disability Insurance Benefits

Apr 19, 2021 in Articles by

It has been more than a year since we first learned of COVID-19 and experienced an ever-changing and challenging world. Our medical professionals, doctors and surgeons have been rightfully hailed as heroes throughout the pandemic as they seek ways to treat symptoms and prevent the spread of COVID-19. At Seltzer & Associates, we honor and thank our medical professionals for all they do to protect our community health while putting themselves at risk for exposure to infectious diseases including COVID-19.  As time goes on we learn more about the effects on COVID-19 “long-haulers,” defined as people who experience lingering side […]

Substance Abuse Rising Amid Pandemic, Extended Quarantines

Feb 24, 2021 in Articles by

The coronavirus pandemic and subsequent periods of quarantine have seen an increase in substance abuse among people from various trades, including essential workers who are putting in maximum time and effort to serve their communities. Unfortunately, substance abuse can increase in stressful situations such as dealing with a pandemic or being quarantined for extended periods of time. If you are suffering from substance abuse and complications, you should seek assistance from a Philadelphia disability insurance attorney to help you pursue your disability insurance benefits. With experience nationwide in handling substance abuse disability insurance claims, Seltzer & Associates is able to […]

Stigma, Licensing Concerns Keep Doctors for Seeking Mental Health Care Amid Pandemic

Feb 10, 2021 in Articles by

The coronavirus pandemic has, without question, been a challenging time in the medical profession. In addition to the regular responsibilities of caring for patients, additional stress and fears creep into the medical field due to this novel virus. Physician mental health has suffered during this pandemic. Know that you are not alone. Seltzer & Associates represents doctors, nurses, and medical professionals nationwide to secure their disability insurance benefits, especially during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speak with a Philadelphia disability insurance attorney today for help you with your claim.  Your Philadelphia Disability Insurance Attorney Wants You to Get Mental […]

Prediction: Long-Term Disability Claims Will Rise After COVID-19

Sep 16, 2020 in Articles by

COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. Millions of people have been infected with coronavirus, and the long-term effects are still widely unknown. One prediction is likely to come true: long-term disability claims will rise after COVID-19. Whether your disability stems from COVID-19 or another source, a Philadelphia long-term disability insurance attorney at Seltzer & Associates is ready to discuss your claim for disability insurance benefits today. Ask a Philadelphia Long-Term Disability Claim Attorney: Why Might Long-Term Disability Claims Rise After COVID-19? While we have learned quite a bit about the novel coronavirus over the last several months, our growing […]