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Depression (13,330 members)

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177 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,387)
Spend time with pet
(787)
Play outside
(324)
Music with exercise
(310)
Music Therapy
(167)
Daily aerobic exercise
(176)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(293)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(550)
Psychotherapy
(518)
Adequate sleep
(1,286)
Meditation
(616)
Art Therapy
(197)
Swimming
(182)
Distance walking
(174)
Yoga
(517)
Mindful Meditation
(468)
Talk Therapy
(1,068)
Bibliotherapy
(128)
Massage Therapy
(399)
Diet changes
(422)
Group sports
(137)
Massage
(79)
Warm soaking bath
(41)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(89)
Breathwork
(215)
Upbeat Music
(34)
Personal Growth Workshops
(178)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Volunteer
(83)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(46)
Light Therapy
(221)
SSRIs
(840)
Talking with family/friends
(1,018)
Hobbies
(43)
Paleo diet
(21)
Gardening
(35)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(146)
Xanax
(243)
Morning Ritual/habits
(26)
Adderall
(130)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(19)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(66)
Keep daily routine
(529)
Progressive relaxation
(113)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
Dancing to 80s music
(52)
Armour
(22)
Relaxation
(833)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(25)
Warm shower
(245)
Tango dancing
(13)
Venlafaxin
(108)
Avoid intoxicants
(795)
Being in a relationship
(194)
Qi gong
(14)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Klonopin
(131)
Sertralin
(110)
Neurofeedback
(50)
Redecorating Space
(20)
Thyroxine
(29)
Spiritual Healing
(10)
Quilonum
(4)
regular sex with partner
(2)
Support Groups
(240)
Tai Chi
(119)
methylfolate
(3)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Salvia Divinorum
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
Trevilor
(9)
Housecleaning
(676)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(16)
Faster EFT
(5)
Invega
(10)
Reading Fiction
(33)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Tianeptine
(1)
Wake Therapy
(6)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(13)
Social Dancing- Blues
(4)
Deplin
(2)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Lexotan
(9)
Vyvanse
(29)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(81)
Stop eating sugar
(160)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Hobbioes
(11)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(16)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(40)
Anafranil
(21)
Getting dressed/making bed
(34)
quetiapine
(8)
Testosterone
(77)
Nardil
(9)
Concerta
(14)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(14)
Synthroid
(96)
DL-Phenylalanine
(7)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Reiki
(42)
Alprazolam
(10)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Viibryd
(7)
Krill oil
(28)
Reflexology
(19)
Journaling
(701)
Shiatsu
(41)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Marijuana
(45)
Minocycline
(11)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(575)
Savella
(16)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(28)
Parnate
(15)
Citalopram
(68)
Agomelatine
(7)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(509)
Nortriptyline
(19)
Acupuncture
(239)
aripiprazole
(8)
Resting before bedtime
(372)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(134)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(366)
MAOIs
(9)
Provigil
(98)
Cut down on internet
(90)
Rhodiola Rosea
(79)
Hormonal Birth Control
(20)
Niacin (megadose)
(36)
Chiropractic care
(194)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(142)
Vitamin D3
(412)
Mirtazapine
(76)
Lexapro
(372)
5-hTP
(212)
Cold shower
(183)
Pristiq
(33)
Zoloft
(503)
Tyrosine
(61)
Desipramine
(36)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(96)
Cymbalta
(258)
SAM-e
(151)
Tryptophan
(157)
Celexa
(279)
Vitamin B
(641)
Magnesium
(393)
Retired
(78)
Effexor XR
(397)
Imipramine
(54)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(39)
Zinc
(156)
Reducing red meat consumption
(149)
Masturbation
(469)
Chromium Picolinate
(115)
Fish Oil
(737)
St. John's Wort
(459)
Prozac
(523)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(40)
Valerian
(105)
Cigarettes
(150)
Flaxseed Oil
(242)
Trazodone
(202)
Lithium
(96)
Caffeine
(894)
Effexor
(240)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(77)
Depakote
(68)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(84)
Paxil
(326)
Alcohol
(458)

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