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

The changes Nora has made to her everyday life have helped with her arthritis symptoms.
Health & Wellbeing

Staying a step ahead of arthritis

How tips from other arthritis patients could help you cope with your symptoms.

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Painkillers
Health & Wellbeing

Are painkillers bad for your heart?

How safe are your painkillers for your heart? We take a look at recent research.

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Flu jab
Health & Wellbeing

Why you need the flu vaccine

Protect yourself against the flu – have the jab.

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Cataract surgery
Health & Wellbeing

Cataract surgery – what you need to know

Find out what happens before, during and after a cataract operation.

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Cataracts
Health & Wellbeing

What you need to know about cataracts

Learn more about the symptoms and causes of cataracts with our guide.

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Have you thought about what you'll do if you fall ill abroad?
Health & Wellbeing

What to do if you get ill abroad

Going on holiday? Read our guide to what to do if you fall ill abroad.

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Grapefruit warning on medicine container
Health & Wellbeing

Is your diet affecting your medicines?

If you’re taking medicines, remember you need to watch what you eat and drink.

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sunstroke
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Sunstroke and heatstroke: symptoms and treatment

Find out more about these potentially serious conditions and how to treat them.

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summer field
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Summer Health

Find out which conditions can create health problems in summer.

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