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

Gas causing brussel sprouts in a serving bowl
Health & Wellbeing

Bloated stomach: causes and treatment

What's causing your stomach to bloat, and what can you do to ease it?

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Take it easy at first and, as you get stronger, gradually increase physical activity
Health & Wellbeing

8 tips to help recovery after an operation

Some simple tips to help you get back on track.

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Meat, fish, eggs and lentils
Health & Wellbeing

Eat up, it'll make you better

It's important to watch what you eat if you have been ill.

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Mature woman scratching hand
Health & Wellbeing

Prickly heat: symptoms and treatment

Prickly heat can spoil your summer. Find out how to treat this itchy condition.

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doctor with patient
Health & Wellbeing

The facts about rheumatoid arthritis

Learn more about the treatments that can keep the symptoms under control.

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sunstroke
Health & Wellbeing

Sunstroke and heatstroke: symptoms and treatment

Find out more about these potentially serious conditions and how to treat them.

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Woman applying therapeutic patch
Health & Wellbeing

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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Row of wine glasses
Health & Wellbeing

Your guide to alcohol units and strength

Understanding how alcohol is measured can help keep you healthy.

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Heart-healthy fruit and vegetables
Health & Wellbeing

How to cut cholesterol

High cholesterol can be a killer, so check your levels.

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