Hayden Panettiere Checks Back Into Treatment For Postpartum Depression
Hayden Panettiere has returned to treatment for her ongoing battle with postpartum depression.
The Nashville star — whose on-screen counterpart, Juliette Barnes, suffers from the same disorder — first checked into a treatment center in October of 2015. Now, she is going back, as she announced herself on Twitter.
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The 26-year-old gave birth to daughter Kaya Evdokia with fiancé Wladimir Klitschko in December 2014, and has been struggling with postpartum depression ever since.
In her Twitter statement she writes, "The postpartum depression I have been experiencing has impacted every aspect of my life. Rather than stay stuck due to unhealthy coping mechanisms I have chosen to take time to reflect holistically on my health and life. Wish me luck!"
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According to People, she is getting treatment in Utah.
The actress has been outspoken about her struggle, explaining "the biggest message that I’ve been trying to promote for women is that it’s OK to ask for help."
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We're very glad Hayden is taking her own advice and getting the help she needs.
We wish her well on her continued road to recovery.