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Depression (11,766 members)

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168 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,324)
Spend time with pet
(744)
Play outside
(309)
Music with exercise
(290)
Music Therapy
(156)
Daily aerobic exercise
(159)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(272)
Art Therapy
(184)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(515)
Psychotherapy
(476)
Adequate sleep
(1,238)
Meditation
(581)
Distance walking
(154)
Yoga
(493)
Swimming
(164)
Mindful Meditation
(427)
Talk Therapy
(1,001)
Bibliotherapy
(120)
Diet changes
(392)
Group sports
(129)
Massage Therapy
(377)
Massage
(62)
Breathwork
(193)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(83)
Light Therapy
(210)
Personal Growth Workshops
(165)
Volunteer
(63)
SSRIs
(788)
Talking with family/friends
(965)
Warm soaking bath
(17)
Xanax
(216)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(58)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(12)
Salsa dancing
(31)
Keep daily routine
(502)
Upbeat Music
(5)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(132)
Adderall
(116)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(17)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(17)
Venlafaxin
(97)
Paleo diet
(16)
Warm shower
(218)
Progressive relaxation
(100)
Gardening
(15)
Avoid intoxicants
(758)
Relaxation
(787)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(22)
Neurofeedback
(48)
Sertralin
(104)
Hobbies
(21)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Tango dancing
(11)
Klonopin
(115)
Qi gong
(9)
Dancing to 80s music
(45)
Alpha Stim CES
(8)
Morning Ritual/habits
(6)
Quilonum
(4)
Getting dressed/making bed
(4)
Armour
(18)
Thyroxine
(27)
Redecorating Space
(5)
Wake Therapy
(5)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Reading Fiction
(10)
Synthroid
(85)
Marijuana
(20)
Anafranil
(20)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(11)
Tai Chi
(111)
Trevilor
(9)
Housecleaning
(648)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(35)
Tianeptine
(1)
Invega
(8)
Support Groups
(222)
Faster EFT
(4)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(72)
Lexotan
(9)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(2)
quetiapine
(5)
Hobbioes
(5)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(3)
Testosterone
(72)
Social Dancing- Blues
(1)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Viibryd
(6)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(11)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(14)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(14)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Reiki
(30)
Krill oil
(23)
Vyvanse
(23)
Stop eating sugar
(139)
Nardil
(7)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(15)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(3)
Being in a relationship
(153)
Hormonal Birth Control
(9)
Concerta
(13)
Shiatsu
(39)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(16)
Minocycline
(10)
Journaling
(670)
Nortriptyline
(15)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(24)
MAOIs
(5)
Rhodiola Rosea
(74)
Reflexology
(14)
Agomelatine
(6)
aripiprazole
(6)
Citalopram
(57)
Savella
(15)
Parnate
(15)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(546)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(484)
Resting before bedtime
(356)
Acupuncture
(223)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(354)
Cut down on internet
(76)
Provigil
(92)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(122)
Niacin (megadose)
(31)
Chiropractic care
(181)
Mirtazapine
(64)
Vitamin D3
(373)
5-hTP
(195)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(134)
Pristiq
(27)
Cold shower
(170)
Lexapro
(353)
Zoloft
(475)
Tyrosine
(53)
Desipramine
(35)
SAM-e
(139)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(74)
Cymbalta
(247)
Celexa
(266)
Vitamin B
(600)
Tryptophan
(148)
Magnesium
(365)
Imipramine
(50)
Retired
(68)
Effexor XR
(380)
Reducing red meat consumption
(127)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(37)
Zinc
(135)
Fish Oil
(696)
Chromium Picolinate
(107)
Masturbation
(438)
Prozac
(491)
St. John's Wort
(437)
Cigarettes
(128)
Flaxseed Oil
(223)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(36)
Valerian
(89)
Trazodone
(190)
Lithium
(92)
Caffeine
(860)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(75)
Effexor
(229)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(69)
Depakote
(65)
Paxil
(311)
Alcohol
(428)

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