Indeed, Cancer Research UK says: “In the UK almost none in 10 cases of melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, could be prevented by staying safe in the sun and avoiding sunbeds.”
The charity explains: “Too much UV radiation from the sun or sunbeds can damage the DNA in our skin cells. DNA tells our cells how to function. If enough DNA damage builds up over time, it can cause cells to start growing out of control, which can lead to skin cancer.”
Fortunately, research has shown that there are a number of possible ways to lower high blood pressure levels, or avoid them in the first place.
The NHS says: “Simple lifestyle changes can help reduce high blood pressure, although some people may need to take medicine as well.