Lesley Dobson

Lesley Dobson

Lesley Dobson has written health features for Saga Magazine and website for eight years, and has also worked for many other magazines and websites, including Sainsbury’s Magazine, Good Housekeeping, NHS Choices and Weight Watchers. Her favourite healthy habits include walking her dog, getting plenty of sleep – and just enough chocolate.


Latest Articles from Lesley

Woman putting cream on
Health & Wellbeing

Psoriasis treatment

Find the right treatment for you to improve the condition of your skin.

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Martini cokctails
Health & Wellbeing

Psoriasis causes and triggers

The many factors that may contribute to skin 'flare ups'.

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Mature man scratching his back
Health & Wellbeing

Psoriasis symptoms

Spotting the onset of this troubling skin condition.

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Doctor examining patient's foot
Health & Wellbeing

Eczema treatment

Keeping skin soft and supple is essential for people with eczema, but in the case of infected eczema it is essential to visit your GP for appropriate care. We list the emollients and treatments available for eczema.

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Health & Wellbeing

Eczema symptoms

Eczema, aka dermatitis, comes in different forms. Follow our guide.

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Mature woman walking dog
Health & Wellbeing

Eczema causes and triggers

Some of the best known causes and irritants of eczema.

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Woman putting on compressions stockings to assist with varicose eczema
Health & Wellbeing

Varicose eczema: causes and treatment

Varicose eczema is common in older people. What are the causes and treatment?

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Dermatologist examining a female patient's skin
Health & Wellbeing

Skin problem symptoms in the over-50s

Later-age skin conditions: actinic keratoses, pruritis, eczema and psoriasis.

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Senior lady gardening wearing sunhat for protection
Health & Wellbeing

Actinic Keratoses: treatments

Protect against these skin blotches - they can lead to cancer.

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