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

Healthy vegetables
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Lifestyle changes for osteoarthritis

Eat well, lose weight and stay active for mobility and better health.

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Knee pain
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Knee pain

Learn more about the cause of your knee pain and whether help is available.

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Physiotherapy for knee pain
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Expert help for osteoarthritis

Find out how experts can make your life easier if you have osteoarthritis.

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Neck pain
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What is osteoarthritis?

Learn more about the causes, symptoms and diagnosis of this painful condition.

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Woman taking hormone replacement therapy
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Is HRT safe to take?

New NICE guidelines on menopause provide a blueprint for doctors.

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Woman using an inhaler
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Treatments and therapies for COPD

Learn more about treating the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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Woman applying therapeutic patch
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Types of HRT: pills, patches, gel, implants, pessaries

HRT comes in tablets, patches, creams, and gels, which one is right for you?

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Man with a cold
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Immunosuppressants guide

An introduction to immune-suppressing drugs, what they do and why we need them.

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Woman holding breast cancer ribbon
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Breast cancer isn’t always a lump

In a study of women over 70, 48% only knew one breast cancer symptom – a lump.

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