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Fibromyalgia Patients In Israel To Become Eligible For State Disability Stipend

Friday 15 November 2019

 

From The Times of Israel:

 

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Fibromyalgia patients to become eligible for state disability stipend

Chronic condition recognized for purpose of state benefits; rocket-battered southern Israel has seen surge in cases over past few years

By TOI Staff
10 November 2019
© Copyright 2019 The Times of Israel.

Fibromyalgia sufferers are now eligible for a disability stipend, the National Insurance Institute announced on Saturday night.

The state will recognize those afflicted with the condition as 50 percent disabled, the NII said, after extensive consultations with patients and healthcare professionals.

The chronic disorder is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Data by the Health Ministry and Asaf, the Israeli fibromyalgia association, suggests that some 4% of Israelis – 240,000 people – are affected by fibromyalgia and its sibling condition, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, both of which affect more women than men.

 

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