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

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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Stress headache
Health & Wellbeing

How stress causes pain

Do you have a pain that just won’t go? Could stress be the reason?

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Long-term illness can bring money worries
Health & Wellbeing

The cost of health problems

Long-term health problems are bad for your body and your bank account.

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Deep sleep
Health & Wellbeing

The secrets of sleep

Why not getting enough sleep in middle to later age puts your health at risk.

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Some countries don’t allow certain medicines across their borders, so check before you travel.
Health & Wellbeing

Taking your medicines abroad

Going on holiday? Put prescription medicines at the top of your packing list.

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Blood pressure test
Health & Wellbeing

Blood pressure: know your numbers

Find out why you need to know what your blood pressure is.

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