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

Woman putting cream on
Health & Wellbeing

Psoriasis causes and treatments

The many factors that may contribute to skin 'flare ups'.

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Cataract surgery
Health & Wellbeing

Cataract surgery – what you need to know

Find out what happens before, during and after a cataract operation.

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Mature couple laughing and walking in the sun
Health & Wellbeing

Two minutes an hour to better health

Put a little more energy into your exercise and reap the rewards.

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Mature couple laughing and playing chess in the park
Health & Wellbeing

Five ways to supercharge your memory

If the facts you used to call up easily evade you, you need our five-point plan.

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Woman sitting with a hot drink in woollens
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Common cold causes and remedies

Top tips for getting over a cold - and avoiding catching another.

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Pink ribbon for breast cancer awareness
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7 less obvious breast cancer symptoms

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

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Hip replacement options

What kind of hip replacement should you have and what are the risks?

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Dermatologist examining a female patient's skin
Health & Wellbeing

Skin problem symptoms in the over-50s

Later-age skin conditions: actinic keratoses, pruritis, eczema and psoriasis.

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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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