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Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1EA
Telephone: 0208 760 5483
18 Mansell Street, 70 Wilson Street, London, E1 8AA
Telephone: 0300 222 5800
Opening times: 9am - 5pm
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Asthma is a chronic condition involving the respiratory system in which the airways occasionally constrict, become inflamed, and are lined with excessive amounts of mucus, often in response to one or more triggers. These episodes may be triggered by such things as exposure to an environmental stimulant such as an allergen, environmental tobacco smoke, cold or warm air, perfume, pet dander, moist air, exercise or exertion, or emotional stress. Most patients feel well but can have mild symptoms and they may remain short of breath after exercise for longer periods of time than the unaffected individual. The symptoms of asthma, which can range from mild to life threatening, can usually be controlled with a combination of drugs and environmental changes.