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

Good sources of fibre
Health & Wellbeing

Fibre: how much do you really need?

Are you eating enough fibre? Find out how much you should be eating.

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Pairs of glasses on an eye test chart
Health & Wellbeing

Help with healthcare costs

There are ways to get help with your health costs – find out here.

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Two mature men running on the beach laughing
Health & Wellbeing

Why laughing is good for your health

Scientific evidence shows how laughter is good for both body and mind.

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Senior woman looking thoughful
Health & Wellbeing

Post-menopausal bleeding

The menopause usually means an end to periods. But not always.

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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 on the floor feeling faint
Health & Wellbeing

How to cope with fainting

Temporary blackouts aren't uncommon. What to do when they happen.

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pharmacist
Health & Wellbeing

Your guide to prescription painkillers

Here is our introduction to some of the main prescription painkillers.

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Mature lady having physiotherapy on her knee
Health & Wellbeing

Knee replacement recovery tips

Why you need to be involved in the knee replacement recovery process.

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Consultant talkng to patient about knee pain
Health & Wellbeing

Knee replacement surgery

Find out what knee replacement surgery involves with our guide.

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