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

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Health & Wellbeing

The good news snacks

Snack on popcorn and raisins for some surprising health benefits.

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Apple with a heart cut out of it
Health & Wellbeing

Blood pressure: 'know your numbers'

Find out how to measure your blood pressure and how to lower it.

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Carer giving pills to patient
Health & Wellbeing

Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis

While there's no known cure for RA, treatment options are always improving.

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Doctor sitting in surgery holding up clock face
Health & Wellbeing

Get the best out of your GP

How to make the most of your appointment.

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Senior couple ridging on a bike
Health & Wellbeing

The laws of attraction

Do you appear more attractive when you're already in a relationship?

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Two senior friends riding bikes
Health & Wellbeing

Stress: what it does to your health

Whys and hows of de-stressing.

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Phrenology head
Health & Wellbeing

Depression: alternatives to drug treatment

Talking therapies, diet, exercise and health supplements - Lesley Dobson examines the alternatives to drug treatment for depression

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Health & Wellbeing

The facts about antidepressants

The types of anti-depressant medications, which work in different ways.

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Don't take risks in the sun
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Don't take risks with the sun

Find out how you can enjoy the sun safely.

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