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

Friends sharing a joke
Health & Wellbeing

Fight loneliness and improve your health

By tackling isolation we can improve our physical as well as our mental health.

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Health & Wellbeing

Stay hydrated for health

Did you know that dehydration can cause confusion and impaired brain function?

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Mature couple riding a bike together in the sun
Health & Wellbeing

Vitamin D dilemma

How much sunlight is enough to top up your vitamin D?

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Running man
Health & Wellbeing

Natural alternatives to statins

How effective are statins, what are the side effects and can lifestyle impact?

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Appointment with doctor
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Spot bowel cancer symptoms early

The good news is that it if diagnosed early, bowel cancer is very treatable.

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Woman wearing headphones
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Living with tinnitus

Find out how to make tinnitus easier to cope with.

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Dog keeping cool next to an electric fan
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Menopause symptoms

Hot flushes and mood swings, our guide to coping with getting older.

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Mature lady doing yoga on the beach
Health & Wellbeing

Ease the effects of menopause symptoms

Follow these steps to reduce their severity.

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Treatment for headaches

Aspirin or paracetamol could be the very thing causing your headache.

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