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

Don't take risks in the sun
Health & Wellbeing

Don't take risks with the sun

Find out how you can enjoy the sun safely.

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doctor with patient
Health & Wellbeing

The facts about rheumatoid arthritis

Learn more about the treatments that can keep the symptoms under control.

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Mature patient in hospital talking to doctor
Health & Wellbeing

DVT hospital risks

When you're in hospital for surgery, insist on a blood clot risk assessment.

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Sunshine: the good news
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Sunshine - now the good news

The warmth of the sun has real health benefits.

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Health & Wellbeing

Tailor-made nutrition to suit your day

Tailoring your diet helps your body cope better with daily stresses and strains.

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Meat, fish, eggs and lentils
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Eat up, it'll make you better

It's important to watch what you eat if you have been ill.

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There are over 100 different types of dementia but most cases are caused by around 10 of the most common conditions and diseases.
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Types of dementia

Find out more about the most common diseases and conditions that cause dementia.

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Woman sitting with a hot drink in woollens
Health & Wellbeing

How to get over a cold

It's just a common cold, so why do you feel so rotten?

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