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

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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Drugs for Alzheimer's disease
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Drug treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

A guide to some of the drugs you may be prescribed for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Drug treatments for Parkinson's disease
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Drug treatments for Parkinson’s disease

A guide to some of the medication you may be prescribed for Parkinson’s disease.

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Lewy body dementia
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Dementia with Lewy bodies

Learn more about the symptoms and treatments for dementia with Lewy bodies.

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Parkinson's disease
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Parkinson’s disease

Learn more about the symptoms and treatments for Parkinson’s disease.

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Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia in the UK.
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Alzheimer’s disease symptoms

Learn more about the symptoms, signs and treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Heart-healthy diet
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Vascular dementia

Learn more about vascular dementia, which is often related to stroke.

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Doing number puzzles, learning poems off by heart, and doing crosswords may help improve your memory.
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What is dementia?

Learn more about dementia symptoms and how to help a loved one with dementia.

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