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Has a medical professional told you that your problem is linked to stress from your job?
There can be protections in place under the Americans with Disabilities Act but you have to know more about your situation before you can determine what, if any, rights you have. An employer is free to terminate someone if something the employee is doing is disruptive to the other employees. In fact, in most states, the employer can terminate an employee for any reason at all or for no reason. One of the few exceptions is that if the employee has a disability and makes a request to accommodate their disability then an employer may be required to do so.
Your next step should be to 1) make an appointment with a physician to determine exactly what is causing the problem and 2) contact a local attorney who does employment law and meet with them to discuss tactics to buy you some time with your employer.
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