Walibel knows that staying on top of her health doesn’t mean reacting to problems. In her mind, women must be vigilant about monitoring their bodies at all times, checking for issues before they arise. That’s why she believes in the importance of the pap smear.

“I have spoken on multiple occasions about the importance of Pap smears & today I would love to speak about it further. Did you know that before Pap screenings, cervical cancer was the #1 cause of cancer deaths in women? Today it’s #14. I didn’t know that, which is why I encourage every woman to be vigilant at every health stage. Regular Pap screenings and early detection can save our lives. Cervical cancer can spread to other parts of the body (metastasize), often the lungs, liver, bladder, vagina, and rectum.

My Mom is a cancer survivor, and she always reminds me of the importance of having regular check ups and also informed me about different types of cancers and their causes. I was surprised to find out that cervical cancer can not only be caused by HPV but also by things like birth control, especially if you are on it for 5 years or more like me. Meaning, that even if we are not sexually active, we are at risk. This is why all women should have access to testing that could potentially save our lives. I will be making my appointment & so should you!”

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⁣ "#sponsored I have spoken on multiple occasions about the importance of 𝘗𝘢𝘱 𝘴𝘮𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘴 & today I would love to speak about it further. ⁣💖 ⁣ 𝘋𝘪𝘥 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘬𝘯𝘰𝘸 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘣𝘦𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘗𝘢𝘱 𝘴𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘨𝘴, 𝘤𝘦𝘳𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘳 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 #𝟷 𝘤𝘢𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘳 𝘥𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘩𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘸𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯? Today it’s #14. I didn't know that, which is why I 𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘢𝘨𝘦 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺 𝘸𝘰𝘮𝘢𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘦 𝘷𝘪𝘨𝘪𝘭𝘢𝘯𝘵 at every health stage. ⁣ ⁣ Regular Pap screenings and early detection can save our lives. 𝘊𝘦𝘳𝘷𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘭 𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘳 can spread to other parts of the body (metastasize), often the lungs, liver, bladder, vagina, and rectum. My Mom is a cancer survivor, and she always reminds me of the importance of having regular check ups and also informed me about different types of cancers and their causes.⁣ ⁣ 𝘛𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘸𝘩𝘺 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘸𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘢𝘤𝘤𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘱𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘴𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘴. 𝘐 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘣𝘦 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘮𝘺 𝘢𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 & 𝘴𝘰 𝘴𝘩𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘺𝘰𝘶! ⁣ ⁣ Check out @protectthepap and www.protectthepap.com for more information on these vital services.⁣ ⁣ 𝘗𝘢𝘪𝘥 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘣𝘺 𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘤𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘗𝘢𝘱"

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