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

Sources of vitamin D
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Why your heart needs vitamin D

Learn more about the vital role of vitamin D3 in keeping our hearts healthy.

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Dental check-ups
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How oral health affects body and brain

Discover which health conditions may be linked to the health of your mouth.

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Find out which drugs may be prescribed to help with different types of dementia
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Drugs that help with dementia

Find out which drugs may be prescribed to help with different types of dementia.

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hip pain
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Hip and knee osteoarthritis

Painful hip or knees? Learn about the symptoms and treatments of osteoarthritis.

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You can damage your plantar fascia to the point where it hurts to walk, simply by using your feet.
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Plantar fasciitis

Find out more about the symptoms and treatments for plantar fasciitis heel pain.

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ALS is the most common form, and affects about eight out of 10 people with MND.
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Motor Neurone Disease

Learn more about the causes and symptoms of MND and the treatments available.

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Multiple Sclerosis
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Multiple Sclerosis: signs and symptoms

Multiple sclerosis is a condition that affects the human central nervous system.

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Doctor looking at brain scan x-rays
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Brain tumour symptoms: know the signs

Learn more about some of the most common symptoms of a brain tumour.

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The recommended treatment for aphasia is speech and language therapy (SLT).
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Aphasia

Aphasia affects our ability to communicate and to understand others.

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