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Bryce Dallas Howard Opens Up About Homeopathic Remedy She Used To Battle Depression

April 19th, 2013 6:35pm EDT favorite Add to My News

Bryce Dallas HowardA homeopathic treatment made actress Bryce Dallas Howard realize she needed to seek help for depression after her son was born.

The gorgeous, green-eyed redhead didn't realize she was suffering from postpartum depression after the birth of her first child, Theo, in 2007 until she started a new treatment and became a totally different person.

The Twilight star explains, "It (depression) went untreated for, like, a year and a half... He (Theo) was born and I just felt like I was tumbling into this pit... I felt nothing normal at all, but I didn't know what that meant and I felt ashamed about it and it just got worse. I ended up doing this homeopathic treatment for something else... and it was just one day, suddenly, a light went on.

"I took the treatment in the morning and my friend came to me in the afternoon, and he was just like, 'Oh my God, you're back!' I just felt like the world had changed and then I started going to see doctors and I realized that something had been really, really wrong."

The Help actress avoided postpartum following the birth of her second child, Beatrice Jean, last year.

She recently direct a part of the Lifetime original movie Call Me Crazy: A Five Film to help shed light on mental illness after her own battle with clinical depression

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