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Depression (14,946 members)

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188 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,474)
Play outside
(347)
Spend time with pet
(851)
Music with exercise
(333)
Daily aerobic exercise
(196)
Music Therapy
(184)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(333)
Swimming
(201)
Adequate sleep
(1,352)
Distance walking
(201)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(598)
Meditation
(661)
Art Therapy
(210)
Psychotherapy
(555)
Yoga
(541)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(97)
Group sports
(148)
Mindful Meditation
(524)
Talk Therapy
(1,143)
Bibliotherapy
(140)
Massage
(105)
Warm soaking bath
(66)
Diet changes
(457)
Upbeat Music
(72)
Massage Therapy
(435)
Hobbies
(78)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(100)
Breathwork
(235)
Volunteer
(99)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Personal Growth Workshops
(185)
Morning Ritual/habits
(48)
SSRIs
(894)
Gardening
(59)
regular sex with partner
(29)
Talking with family/friends
(1,081)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(168)
Adderall
(142)
Light Therapy
(241)
Dancing to 80s music
(62)
Spiritual Healing
(21)
Xanax
(257)
Keep daily routine
(568)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(74)
Progressive relaxation
(130)
Redecorating Space
(39)
Relaxation
(888)
Warm shower
(284)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
methylfolate
(12)
Armour
(25)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(23)
Sertralin
(117)
Paleo diet
(30)
Avoid intoxicants
(834)
Venlafaxin
(123)
Being in a relationship
(240)
Tango dancing
(13)
Hobbioes
(20)
Qi gong
(16)
Alpha Stim CES
(13)
Quilonum
(4)
Tai Chi
(124)
Support Groups
(264)
Faster EFT
(7)
Klonopin
(146)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Phosphatidyl Serine
(1)
Lexotan
(10)
Neurofeedback
(58)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(20)
Tianeptine
(2)
Alprazolam
(18)
Trevilor
(9)
Vyvanse
(35)
Thyroxine
(35)
Salvia Divinorum
(3)
Invega
(10)
Sodium Valporate (mood stabiliser)
(1)
Housecleaning
(717)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(18)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(32)
Reading Fiction
(65)
Wake Therapy
(9)
Deplin
(7)
Social Dancing- Blues
(7)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Viibryd
(11)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Stop eating sugar
(180)
Anafranil
(24)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(92)
Getting dressed/making bed
(68)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(41)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(3)
Concerta
(16)
Synthroid
(105)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(19)
quetiapine
(14)
Testosterone
(85)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(17)
suffering from pseudoscience
(7)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(7)
Journaling
(742)
Marijuana
(67)
Klimas Protocol
(1)
Pall's No/OHNO Protocol
(1)
Teiltelbaum Protocol
(1)
Methylation Protocol
(1)
Dr Lapp's Protocol
(1)
Dr Enlander Protocol
(1)
Dr Bateman Protocol
(1)
Cheney Protocol
(1)
Reiki
(46)
Minocycline
(12)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(20)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Shiatsu
(43)
DL-Phenylalanine
(12)
Citalopram
(82)
Resting before bedtime
(401)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(614)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(13)
Reflexology
(24)
Krill oil
(35)
Cut down on internet
(106)
Savella
(16)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(542)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(148)
Agomelatine
(9)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(30)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(374)
Acupuncture
(257)
Parnate
(16)
Hormonal Birth Control
(23)
Provigil
(107)
aripiprazole
(11)
Nortriptyline
(24)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(156)
Rhodiola Rosea
(92)
Lexapro
(403)
Cold shower
(196)
Chiropractic care
(206)
Vitamin D3
(454)
Mirtazapine
(85)
5-hTP
(231)
Pristiq
(38)
Desipramine
(38)
MAOIs
(13)
Zoloft
(531)
Tyrosine
(72)
Niacin (megadose)
(46)
Vitamin B
(691)
Celexa
(294)
SAM-e
(172)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(122)
Retired
(91)
Cymbalta
(282)
Effexor XR
(425)
Tryptophan
(177)
Imipramine
(58)
Magnesium
(437)
Zinc
(182)
Reducing red meat consumption
(165)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(45)
Masturbation
(504)
Chromium Picolinate
(119)
Fish Oil
(789)
Prozac
(555)
St. John's Wort
(496)
Cigarettes
(172)
Flaxseed Oil
(255)
Lithium
(105)
Valerian
(126)
Trazodone
(218)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(46)
Caffeine
(946)
Effexor
(257)
Depakote
(75)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(89)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(94)
Paxil
(351)
Alcohol
(497)

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