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

Man with a cold
Health & Wellbeing

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
Health & Wellbeing

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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Armpit pain
Health & Wellbeing

7 less obvious breast cancer symptoms

Apart from a lump, what other signs of breast cancer are you aware of?

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Gratitude
Health & Wellbeing

Why being grateful is good for you

Being deliberately aware of the good things in life may boost wellbeing.

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Woman practising Tai Chi
Health & Wellbeing

Tai Chi’s health benefits

Why practising Tai Chi could help if you have a long-term health condition.

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Buffet items on offer on holiay.
Health & Wellbeing

8 ways to beat holiday weight gain

How to make sure you don't bring back extras lbs from your break.

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Senior woman hula hooping
Health & Wellbeing

Exercise is good for your brain

Being active is good for your body - and can boost your brain, too.

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Pink heart referencing womens health
Health & Wellbeing

Cervical cancer: time to take a screen test

Don't be complacent – cervical cancer can strike the over-50s, too.

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Swimming
Health & Wellbeing

Self-help for rheumatoid arthritis

Do self-help measures such as diet and exercise work?

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