Many of our Social Security disability claimants are hindered by obesity. While this alone will not be enough to qualify them for Social Security disability benefits, it can be a contributing factor.
There has been much publicity recently about the latest method of determining whether a person is at a healthy weight level. It’s called the Body Mass Index, and while not exact, it will at least give you an idea of whether you need to try to lose or gain weight in order to fit into the “normal” category.
One very simple method of finding your own Index is the Body Mass Index calculator at the HealthAtoZ Web site.