Swimmer Michael Phelps Shares Struggles with Depression

Posted today in NIH MedlinePlus magazine, Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps opens up about his bout with depression and what happened when he got help.

Cover of Winter 2017 issue of MedlinePlus magazine with photo of Michael PhelpsIn addition to hearing from Michael Phelps, the Winter 2017 issue features—

  • Dealing with Depression—Symptoms, signs, and treatments
  • Treating a Common Prostate Problem—How to manage
  • Searching for Answers about Breast Cancer—Why is the death rate highest in African American women?
  • Putting a Pause in Pain—How alternative treatments may help
  • Researching the Menopause Transition—Stages, support, and studies

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