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

Parkinson's disease
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Parkinson’s disease

Learn more about the symptoms and treatments for Parkinson’s disease.

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Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia in the UK.
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Alzheimer’s disease symptoms

Learn more about the symptoms, signs and treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Heart-healthy diet
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Vascular dementia

Learn more about vascular dementia, which is often related to stroke.

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Doing number puzzles, learning poems off by heart, and doing crosswords may help improve your memory.
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What is dementia?

Learn more about dementia symptoms and how to help a loved one with dementia.

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Woman experiencing hip pain
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Hip pain

The most common hip problems, what causes them, and what you can do about them.

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Statins
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Bad news about statins can cost lives

Hearing bad news about statins may put us off taking them and risk our health.

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Meditation and yoga may help relieve the pain of osteoarthritis
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Complementary treatments for OA

How alternative therapies can give pain relief for osteoarthritis.

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Healthy vegetables
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Lifestyle changes for osteoarthritis

Eat well, lose weight and stay active for mobility and better health.

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Knee pain
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Knee pain

Learn more about the cause of your knee pain and whether help is available.

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