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
Health & Wellbeing

Brain tumour symptoms: know the signs

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

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back pain
Health & Wellbeing

Lower back pain: self-help tips

Here’s our five-point guide to managing your lower back pain.

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Hernia
Health & Wellbeing

My health story: inguinal hernia

Forget all the jokes about trusses – it’s no laughing matter, says Dave Booth.

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Vera Brearey
Health & Wellbeing

How I got my hearing back

How a cochlear implant is helping one woman hear again.

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Health & Wellbeing

First aid saved my husband’s life

I learned first aid because of my job, and thank goodness I did, says Joanna Mitchell.

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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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