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Depression (12,485 members)

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172 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,346)
Spend time with pet
(758)
Play outside
(312)
Music with exercise
(293)
Music Therapy
(161)
Daily aerobic exercise
(165)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(277)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(528)
Art Therapy
(189)
Psychotherapy
(491)
Adequate sleep
(1,256)
Meditation
(593)
Distance walking
(163)
Swimming
(169)
Yoga
(501)
Mindful Meditation
(442)
Talk Therapy
(1,025)
Bibliotherapy
(125)
Massage
(67)
Massage Therapy
(385)
Diet changes
(400)
Group sports
(130)
Breathwork
(201)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(25)
Light Therapy
(213)
Personal Growth Workshops
(167)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(85)
SSRIs
(807)
Talking with family/friends
(986)
Warm soaking bath
(26)
Salsa dancing
(32)
Upbeat Music
(13)
Volunteer
(69)
Xanax
(225)
Hobbies
(31)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(61)
Keep daily routine
(510)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(138)
Adderall
(123)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Reading Fiction
(18)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(18)
Warm shower
(226)
Dancing to 80s music
(48)
Gardening
(22)
Paleo diet
(16)
Qi gong
(10)
Progressive relaxation
(104)
Redecorating Space
(8)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(23)
Venlafaxin
(101)
Relaxation
(805)
Morning Ritual/habits
(16)
Avoid intoxicants
(770)
Klonopin
(125)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Sertralin
(105)
Tango dancing
(11)
Neurofeedback
(49)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(12)
Quilonum
(4)
Alpha Stim CES
(9)
Armour
(18)
Getting dressed/making bed
(16)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Thyroxine
(28)
Tai Chi
(113)
Anafranil
(20)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(36)
Spiritual Healing
(2)
Trevilor
(9)
Housecleaning
(656)
Support Groups
(227)
Faster EFT
(5)
Tianeptine
(1)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Invega
(8)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(15)
Wake Therapy
(6)
Alprazolam
(6)
Hobbioes
(6)
Being in a relationship
(169)
Lexotan
(9)
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)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(76)
Synthroid
(91)
Hormonal Birth Control
(12)
Testosterone
(75)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Stop eating sugar
(146)
Social Dancing- Blues
(3)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(12)
Nardil
(8)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(16)
Krill oil
(24)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Concerta
(13)
Shiatsu
(39)
Reiki
(34)
Vyvanse
(24)
Reflexology
(17)
Citalopram
(61)
Marijuana
(29)
Journaling
(684)
Minocycline
(11)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(17)
aripiprazole
(7)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(24)
Nortriptyline
(17)
MAOIs
(6)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(553)
Agomelatine
(6)
Acupuncture
(230)
Savella
(15)
Parnate
(15)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(493)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(357)
Rhodiola Rosea
(76)
Resting before bedtime
(361)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(125)
Niacin (megadose)
(34)
Provigil
(94)
Cut down on internet
(80)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(137)
Chiropractic care
(185)
5-hTP
(203)
Cold shower
(174)
Vitamin D3
(385)
Pristiq
(28)
Lexapro
(360)
Mirtazapine
(71)
Tyrosine
(56)
Zoloft
(489)
SAM-e
(141)
Desipramine
(36)
Cymbalta
(251)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(83)
Celexa
(270)
Tryptophan
(151)
Vitamin B
(615)
Magnesium
(377)
Retired
(73)
Imipramine
(52)
Effexor XR
(387)
Reducing red meat consumption
(133)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Zinc
(142)
Fish Oil
(709)
Masturbation
(451)
Chromium Picolinate
(109)
Prozac
(502)
St. John's Wort
(443)
Cigarettes
(140)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(38)
Valerian
(95)
Flaxseed Oil
(230)
Trazodone
(197)
Lithium
(95)
Caffeine
(869)
Effexor
(234)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(71)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(79)
Depakote
(66)
Paxil
(315)
Alcohol
(437)

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