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Depression (12,730 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

173 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,359)
Spend time with pet
(764)
Play outside
(313)
Music with exercise
(298)
Music Therapy
(162)
Daily aerobic exercise
(166)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(283)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(533)
Psychotherapy
(498)
Art Therapy
(189)
Adequate sleep
(1,266)
Meditation
(598)
Distance walking
(164)
Swimming
(174)
Yoga
(508)
Talk Therapy
(1,035)
Mindful Meditation
(451)
Bibliotherapy
(126)
Massage
(69)
Massage Therapy
(389)
Diet changes
(408)
Group sports
(131)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(86)
Breathwork
(206)
Personal Growth Workshops
(171)
Upbeat Music
(19)
Light Therapy
(216)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(29)
SSRIs
(817)
Warm soaking bath
(29)
Talking with family/friends
(996)
Salsa dancing
(32)
Volunteer
(72)
Xanax
(229)
Adderall
(126)
Hobbies
(34)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(142)
Keep daily routine
(516)
Qi gong
(11)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(18)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(63)
Paleo diet
(17)
Dancing to 80s music
(48)
Warm shower
(232)
Progressive relaxation
(107)
Gardening
(25)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(23)
Morning Ritual/habits
(19)
Venlafaxin
(101)
Relaxation
(813)
Redecorating Space
(11)
Klonopin
(128)
Avoid intoxicants
(779)
Armour
(21)
Sertralin
(105)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Tango dancing
(11)
Reading Fiction
(22)
Neurofeedback
(49)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(12)
Quilonum
(4)
Spiritual Healing
(4)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Getting dressed/making bed
(21)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
Thyroxine
(28)
Support Groups
(230)
Housecleaning
(662)
Anafranil
(20)
Being in a relationship
(177)
Trevilor
(9)
Tai Chi
(115)
Faster EFT
(5)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Tianeptine
(1)
Invega
(8)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(15)
Wake Therapy
(6)
Lexotan
(9)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Alprazolam
(7)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(38)
quetiapine
(5)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(3)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(15)
Hobbioes
(8)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(77)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Testosterone
(76)
Social Dancing- Blues
(3)
Stop eating sugar
(151)
Vyvanse
(26)
Concerta
(14)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(12)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Synthroid
(93)
Nardil
(8)
Reiki
(36)
Krill oil
(26)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Viibryd
(7)
Shiatsu
(39)
Reflexology
(17)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Journaling
(688)
Minocycline
(11)
Citalopram
(63)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(26)
aripiprazole
(7)
Nortriptyline
(17)
Agomelatine
(6)
MAOIs
(6)
Acupuncture
(232)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(558)
Parnate
(15)
Savella
(15)
Hormonal Birth Control
(16)
Resting before bedtime
(365)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(499)
Rhodiola Rosea
(78)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(358)
Marijuana
(33)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(126)
Niacin (megadose)
(34)
Provigil
(94)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(137)
Cut down on internet
(84)
Chiropractic care
(188)
Cold shower
(178)
Pristiq
(28)
5-hTP
(207)
Vitamin D3
(393)
Lexapro
(365)
Mirtazapine
(72)
Zoloft
(491)
SAM-e
(142)
Tyrosine
(60)
Cymbalta
(252)
Desipramine
(36)
Celexa
(273)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(85)
Vitamin B
(622)
Tryptophan
(154)
Magnesium
(382)
Retired
(74)
Imipramine
(53)
Effexor XR
(389)
Reducing red meat consumption
(137)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Zinc
(146)
Masturbation
(457)
Fish Oil
(718)
Chromium Picolinate
(113)
Prozac
(509)
St. John's Wort
(447)
Cigarettes
(144)
Valerian
(98)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(38)
Flaxseed Oil
(234)
Trazodone
(199)
Lithium
(95)
Caffeine
(874)
Effexor
(234)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(72)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(81)
Depakote
(66)
Paxil
(318)
Alcohol
(442)

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