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

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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summer sleep, alarm clock
Health & Wellbeing

How to get a good night's sleep in summer

Trouble sleeping when it's hot? Follow our handy tips to get a good night's kip.

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bee on finger
Health & Wellbeing

Insect bites - how to treat them

A handy guide to avoiding and treating insect bites this summer.

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Sunshine
Health & Wellbeing

Sunburn - symptoms and treatment

Read our guide to sunburn, and staying safe in the sun.

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Sunglasses with UV protection and a wide-brimmed hat can help protect your eyes in bright light.
Health & Wellbeing

Keep your eyes safe in bright light

Protect your eyes in summer with our guide to eye conditions affected by light.

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Find out if there are any local clubs where you might meet people with similar interests to yours.
Health & Wellbeing

Tackle loneliness for better health

Why loneliness is bad for your health and what you can do about it.

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Sources of vitamin D
Health & Wellbeing

Why your heart needs vitamin D

Learn more about the vital role of vitamin D3 in keeping our hearts healthy.

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Dental check-ups
Health & Wellbeing

How oral health affects body and brain

Discover which health conditions may be linked to the health of your mouth.

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Find out which drugs may be prescribed to help with different types of dementia
Health & Wellbeing

Drugs that help with dementia

Find out which drugs may be prescribed to help with different types of dementia.

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