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Depression (12,420 members)

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172 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,342)
Spend time with pet
(755)
Play outside
(311)
Music with exercise
(292)
Music Therapy
(159)
Daily aerobic exercise
(164)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(275)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(526)
Art Therapy
(188)
Adequate sleep
(1,253)
Psychotherapy
(490)
Meditation
(591)
Distance walking
(162)
Swimming
(169)
Yoga
(500)
Mindful Meditation
(439)
Talk Therapy
(1,021)
Bibliotherapy
(124)
Massage
(67)
Massage Therapy
(383)
Diet changes
(399)
Group sports
(129)
Breathwork
(200)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(23)
Personal Growth Workshops
(166)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(85)
Light Therapy
(212)
Upbeat Music
(11)
SSRIs
(804)
Warm soaking bath
(24)
Talking with family/friends
(983)
Salsa dancing
(32)
Volunteer
(69)
Xanax
(225)
Adderall
(121)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(61)
Keep daily routine
(508)
Hobbies
(28)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(136)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Warm shower
(224)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(17)
Dancing to 80s music
(48)
Progressive relaxation
(103)
Gardening
(22)
Paleo diet
(16)
Reading Fiction
(16)
Redecorating Space
(8)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(23)
Venlafaxin
(100)
Relaxation
(802)
Avoid intoxicants
(768)
Morning Ritual/habits
(14)
Klonopin
(125)
Sertralin
(105)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Tango dancing
(11)
Qi gong
(9)
Getting dressed/making bed
(14)
Neurofeedback
(49)
Quilonum
(4)
Alpha Stim CES
(9)
Armour
(18)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Thyroxine
(28)
Anafranil
(20)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(11)
Spiritual Healing
(2)
Trevilor
(9)
Tai Chi
(112)
Support Groups
(227)
Housecleaning
(655)
Faster EFT
(5)
Alprazolam
(5)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(35)
Tianeptine
(1)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Invega
(8)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(15)
Wake Therapy
(6)
Hobbioes
(6)
Lexotan
(9)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(2)
Being in a relationship
(167)
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)
Social Dancing- Blues
(2)
Testosterone
(75)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Stop eating sugar
(145)
Hormonal Birth Control
(11)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(12)
Nardil
(8)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(16)
Krill oil
(24)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Reiki
(33)
Shiatsu
(39)
Concerta
(13)
Vyvanse
(24)
Citalopram
(61)
Marijuana
(29)
Reflexology
(16)
Journaling
(682)
Minocycline
(11)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(17)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(24)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(553)
Nortriptyline
(17)
Agomelatine
(6)
MAOIs
(6)
aripiprazole
(6)
Savella
(15)
Parnate
(15)
Acupuncture
(229)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(492)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(357)
Rhodiola Rosea
(76)
Resting before bedtime
(361)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(124)
Niacin (megadose)
(34)
Provigil
(94)
Cut down on internet
(79)
Chiropractic care
(183)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(136)
Lexapro
(359)
5-hTP
(200)
Pristiq
(28)
Vitamin D3
(382)
Cold shower
(173)
Mirtazapine
(70)
Zoloft
(489)
Tyrosine
(54)
SAM-e
(140)
Desipramine
(36)
Celexa
(270)
Cymbalta
(250)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(82)
Tryptophan
(150)
Vitamin B
(611)
Magnesium
(374)
Retired
(73)
Imipramine
(52)
Effexor XR
(385)
Reducing red meat consumption
(132)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Zinc
(141)
Masturbation
(450)
Fish Oil
(706)
Chromium Picolinate
(107)
Prozac
(499)
St. John's Wort
(442)
Cigarettes
(140)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(38)
Valerian
(94)
Flaxseed Oil
(228)
Trazodone
(196)
Lithium
(94)
Caffeine
(868)
Effexor
(234)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(70)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(79)
Depakote
(66)
Paxil
(315)
Alcohol
(437)

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