Life Insurance Medical Issues

Getting Life Insurance in Ireland with Cardiomyopathy

It's possible to get life insurance with cardiomyopathy so long as you apply to the most sympathetic insurer.

But it's not straightforward.

Here's our guide.

Is Life Insurance after a Stroke Possible?

Each year, approximately 10,000 Irish people have a stroke.

One in five people will have a stroke at some time in their life.

I'm not trying to scare you with these facts just to reassure you that you're not alone...and that you've come to the right place.

7 Things Nobody Tells You About Dealing with a Chronic Illness

Chronic illnesses are shit – there’s no two ways about it.

Everyone knows someone who has a chronic illness. Your neighbour who has diabetes. Your mam and her MS. Your childhood best friend who you haven’t seen for years who has Crohn’s.

Or maybe you’re the one with the chronic illness and that’s why you’re on this blog.

According to the HSE, about one million people in Ireland suffer from one of diabetes, asthma, COPD, or cardiovascular disease.

That’s almost a quarter of the population – so why aren’t we talking more about the reality of a chronic illness?

Life Insurance with Hepatitis

Hepatitis occurs when there is inflammation (swelling) of the liver, often caused by a virus.
You can get life insurance and/or mortgage protection if you have hepatitis.
In this article I examine how the insurers underwrite an application from someone with hepatitis focusing on the information you need to provide.

Stop Googling Your Symptoms (and 8 Other Tips For Medical Peace of Mind)

Remember that one time you had a headache and you googled it and WebMD told you that you were gonna die because you had an incurable brain parasite from Brazil?

And even though you knew it was probably just a tension headache, there was that one second where you thought it’d be kinda funny if they played ‘Highway to Hell’ at your funeral.
February 20 2018 7 min read Blog Life Insurance Medical Issues

How Does Your Family Medical History Affect The Cost of Life Insurance?

You think you're healthy when you begin the life insurance application form...then you reach the family history question:

Have any of your parents, brothers or sisters ever had one or more of the following medical conditions at the ages specified:

Hmmm...
December 6 2017 6 min read Blog Life Insurance Medical Issues

Life Insurance For Someone With Ephysema (COPD)

Are you wondering how to give yourself or a loved one the best chance of getting life insurance with COPD?

You've come to the right place.

We're the experts in arranging higher risk life insurance.
November 15 2017 3 min read Blog Life Insurance Medical Issues

Life Assurance after a Heart Attack

It's possible to get life insurance after a heart attack.

But there are a number of factors you need to be aware of.

I discuss them in more detail in this post.

Life Insurance with Autoimmune Diseases

Do your joints ache? Are you always tired? Do you have mysterious rashes?

You may have an autoimmune disorder that could affect your life insurance...

Can I Get Life Insurance with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease which causes pain, swelling and stiffness to the joints.

In this article, I discuss how it affects life insurance.

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