Lesley Dobson has written health features for Saga Magazine and website for eight years.
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.
Keeping skin soft and supple is essential for people with eczema, but in the case of infected eczema it is essential to visit your GP for appropriate care. We list the emollients and treatments available for eczema.
Eczema, aka dermatitis, comes in different forms. Follow our guide.
Some of the best known causes and irritants of eczema.
Varicose eczema is common in older people. What are the causes and treatment?
Later-age skin conditions: actinic keratoses, pruritis, eczema and psoriasis.
Protect against these skin blotches - they can lead to cancer.
A guide to pruritis, one of the most common skin problems in the over-50s. Find out what causes it and how to treat it.
Giving up smoking isn’t easy, but there’s always support and advice on hand.
Regular sight checks pick up a range of health conditions.