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

Renal artery stenosis
Health & Wellbeing

Renal artery stenosis

Learn more about a kidney condition that people often don’t realise they have .

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Kidney disease
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High blood pressure and kidney disease

Learn more about links between chronic kidney disease and high blood pressure.

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Doing some physical activity should help improve your heart health.
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How can I prevent high blood pressure?

High blood pressure puts your health at risk. Learn how to prevent or treat it.

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Stop eating junk food for better health
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Metabolic syndrome

A guide to metabolic syndrome, its symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment.

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How hypertension or high blood pressure damages health
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High blood pressure and stroke

Why is high blood pressure linked to strokes and how can you cut your risk?

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Atherosclerosis
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High blood pressure and atherosclerosis

What is atherosclerosis and how is it connected to high blood pressure?

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Coffee, salt and alcohol can all have an effect on blood pressure
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What causes high blood pressure?

What causes high blood pressure, who gets it and what can you do to lower it?

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blood pressure reading
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Low blood pressure

What is a low blood pressure reading and how will it affect your health?

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Consuming too much salt is a risk factor for high blood pressure
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What is high blood pressure?

What is high blood pressure, what causes it and what can you do about it?

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