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Depression (12,177 members)

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172 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,337)
Spend time with pet
(748)
Play outside
(309)
Music with exercise
(290)
Music Therapy
(158)
Daily aerobic exercise
(163)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(273)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(521)
Art Therapy
(187)
Adequate sleep
(1,247)
Psychotherapy
(487)
Meditation
(587)
Distance walking
(159)
Swimming
(167)
Yoga
(497)
Mindful Meditation
(434)
Talk Therapy
(1,016)
Bibliotherapy
(122)
Diet changes
(396)
Group sports
(129)
Massage
(64)
Massage Therapy
(380)
Breathwork
(197)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(83)
Personal Growth Workshops
(166)
Light Therapy
(210)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(19)
SSRIs
(797)
Salsa dancing
(32)
Talking with family/friends
(977)
Xanax
(220)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(60)
Upbeat Music
(8)
Warm soaking bath
(20)
Volunteer
(67)
Adderall
(119)
Keep daily routine
(507)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(133)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(17)
Dancing to 80s music
(48)
Warm shower
(222)
Hobbies
(26)
Progressive relaxation
(101)
Paleo diet
(16)
Venlafaxin
(98)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(23)
Gardening
(19)
Morning Ritual/habits
(11)
Getting dressed/making bed
(11)
Redecorating Space
(7)
Avoid intoxicants
(763)
Relaxation
(795)
Reading Fiction
(14)
Sertralin
(104)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Tango dancing
(11)
Qi gong
(9)
Klonopin
(121)
Neurofeedback
(49)
Alpha Stim CES
(8)
Quilonum
(4)
Armour
(18)
Thyroxine
(27)
Wake Therapy
(5)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Alprazolam
(1)
Anafranil
(20)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(11)
Trevilor
(9)
Tai Chi
(112)
Housecleaning
(653)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(35)
Support Groups
(225)
Spiritual Healing
(1)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Tianeptine
(1)
Invega
(8)
Hobbioes
(6)
Synthroid
(88)
Faster EFT
(4)
Lexotan
(9)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(2)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
quetiapine
(5)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(3)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(15)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Viibryd
(6)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(11)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(14)
Social Dancing- Blues
(2)
Testosterone
(75)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Stop eating sugar
(142)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(74)
Krill oil
(23)
Being in a relationship
(163)
Reiki
(32)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(15)
Nardil
(8)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(3)
Hormonal Birth Control
(10)
Shiatsu
(39)
Concerta
(13)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(16)
Vyvanse
(24)
Journaling
(678)
Minocycline
(11)
Reflexology
(15)
Citalopram
(59)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(24)
Nortriptyline
(16)
Agomelatine
(6)
MAOIs
(6)
aripiprazole
(6)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(551)
Parnate
(15)
Savella
(15)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(489)
Acupuncture
(228)
Rhodiola Rosea
(75)
Resting before bedtime
(360)
Marijuana
(27)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(356)
Provigil
(93)
Niacin (megadose)
(33)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(123)
Cut down on internet
(78)
Chiropractic care
(182)
Mirtazapine
(67)
Cold shower
(172)
5-hTP
(197)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(135)
Vitamin D3
(377)
Lexapro
(356)
Pristiq
(28)
Zoloft
(484)
Tyrosine
(53)
Desipramine
(35)
SAM-e
(139)
Cymbalta
(248)
Celexa
(268)
Tryptophan
(149)
Vitamin B
(607)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(79)
Magnesium
(370)
Retired
(73)
Imipramine
(51)
Effexor XR
(382)
Reducing red meat consumption
(130)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Zinc
(137)
Fish Oil
(701)
Chromium Picolinate
(107)
Masturbation
(447)
St. John's Wort
(440)
Prozac
(494)
Cigarettes
(136)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(38)
Flaxseed Oil
(227)
Valerian
(93)
Trazodone
(195)
Lithium
(93)
Caffeine
(865)
Effexor
(231)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(77)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(70)
Depakote
(66)
Paxil
(313)
Alcohol
(433)

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