Asthma is a serious condition that is often triggered by allergic reactions. It can interfere with daily activities and may lead to a life-threatening asthma attack. Approximately 5,000 deaths a year are attributed to asthma.
Nebraska Medicine's team of allergists and pulmonologists can help you get your asthma under control and prevent complications of your disease.
Come to Nebraska Medicine to Get Your Asthma Treated
Experience and Expertise
Nebraska Medicine has some of the best allergists and pulmonologists in the area who have many years of experience in treating allergies and asthma - two conditions that are closely related.
For instance, having allergies increases your risk of getting asthma by three-fold. Untreated allergies can not only lead to the development of asthma but it may trigger asthma attacks. However, in children with severe allergies, those who receive desensitization at an early age are less likely to develop asthma. Factors that may increase your risk of develop asthma include genetics, smoking, exposure to secondhand smoke and environmental factors.
Highly Ranked Care
Nebraska Medicine is ranked among the nation’s best in health care. Each year, U.S. News and World Report surveys the nation’s roughly 5,000 hospitals to come up with the year’s list of Best Hospitals.
Just 3 percent of the hospitals analyzed for Best Hospitals earn national ranking in even one specialty. Since 2011, we have been recognized as a high-performing hospital for pulmonary medicine in the rankings.