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

Carbon monoxide alarm
Health & Wellbeing

My health story: carbon monoxide poisoning

When Gill Wing suffered a couple of unexplained falls, she discovered a surprising cause.

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Breast cancer support
Health & Wellbeing

My story: breast cancer

One woman's story of how support after treatment helped her get back to her old self again.

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Hearing
Health & Wellbeing

Is your world becoming quieter?

Hearing loss is a major problem in older people but there is plenty we can do to help prevent it.

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Andrew Gold photographed by Phil Hartley for Saga Magazine
Health & Wellbeing

My health story: Lyme disease

How just one tick bite gave Andrew Gold a seriously degenerating condition.

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The hospital in Calais where Serge Orlov was treated © Centre Hospitalier de Calais
Health & Wellbeing

My health story

Why Serge Orlov had his knee replacement operation in France.

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Consultant looking at patient's knee
Health & Wellbeing

Knee replacement: going private or abroad

Where to have knee surgery done more quickly.

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Hernia
Health & Wellbeing

What happens when you have a hernia?

Your guide to hernias, what they mean for your health and treatment options.

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Woman having sight tested by optometrist
Health & Wellbeing

Age-related macular degeneration

Learn about Age-Related Macular Degeneration, and how it affects your eyesight.

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Man eating at table with knife and fork
Health & Wellbeing

Weight loss tip: eat your words

Is it a snack or a meal? It’s all in your head – and then on your hips.

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