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Depression (14,874 members)

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188 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,469)
Play outside
(347)
Spend time with pet
(848)
Music with exercise
(333)
Daily aerobic exercise
(195)
Music Therapy
(184)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(332)
Swimming
(201)
Distance walking
(200)
Adequate sleep
(1,349)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(595)
Meditation
(660)
Art Therapy
(210)
Psychotherapy
(555)
Yoga
(539)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(95)
Mindful Meditation
(521)
Group sports
(147)
Talk Therapy
(1,137)
Bibliotherapy
(139)
Warm soaking bath
(65)
Massage
(104)
Diet changes
(455)
Upbeat Music
(71)
Massage Therapy
(434)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(99)
Hobbies
(76)
Breathwork
(233)
Volunteer
(98)
regular sex with partner
(28)
Morning Ritual/habits
(47)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Personal Growth Workshops
(185)
Gardening
(59)
SSRIs
(890)
Talking with family/friends
(1,078)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(167)
Adderall
(141)
Redecorating Space
(38)
Light Therapy
(240)
Dancing to 80s music
(62)
Spiritual Healing
(21)
Paleo diet
(29)
Xanax
(257)
Keep daily routine
(567)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(74)
Progressive relaxation
(128)
Relaxation
(886)
Warm shower
(283)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
methylfolate
(12)
Armour
(25)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(23)
Being in a relationship
(236)
Sertralin
(117)
Venlafaxin
(123)
Avoid intoxicants
(831)
Tango dancing
(13)
Hobbioes
(20)
Qi gong
(16)
Alpha Stim CES
(13)
Quilonum
(4)
Klonopin
(145)
Support Groups
(263)
Tai Chi
(124)
Faster EFT
(7)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Marplan
(1)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Phosphatidyl Serine
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Lexotan
(10)
Neurofeedback
(58)
Tianeptine
(2)
Alprazolam
(18)
Trevilor
(9)
Vyvanse
(35)
Thyroxine
(35)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(19)
Salvia Divinorum
(3)
Invega
(10)
Housecleaning
(716)
Reading Fiction
(63)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(17)
Sodium Valporate (mood stabiliser)
(1)
Deplin
(6)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(32)
Wake Therapy
(9)
Social Dancing- Blues
(7)
Stop eating sugar
(179)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Getting dressed/making bed
(66)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(91)
Anafranil
(24)
suffering from pseudoscience
(6)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(41)
Viibryd
(10)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(3)
Concerta
(16)
Synthroid
(104)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(19)
quetiapine
(14)
Testosterone
(85)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(17)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(7)
Marijuana
(66)
Journaling
(741)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(19)
Teiltelbaum Protocol
(1)
Klimas Protocol
(1)
Dr Bateman Protocol
(1)
Pall's No/OHNO Protocol
(1)
Dr Enlander Protocol
(1)
Cheney Protocol
(1)
Dr Lapp's Protocol
(1)
Methylation Protocol
(1)
Minocycline
(12)
Reiki
(46)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Shiatsu
(43)
DL-Phenylalanine
(12)
Resting before bedtime
(400)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(614)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(13)
Krill oil
(35)
Savella
(16)
Cut down on internet
(106)
Citalopram
(81)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(540)
Reflexology
(23)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(148)
Agomelatine
(9)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(30)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(373)
Acupuncture
(257)
Parnate
(16)
Hormonal Birth Control
(22)
Provigil
(107)
aripiprazole
(11)
Nortriptyline
(24)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(156)
Rhodiola Rosea
(91)
Cold shower
(196)
Chiropractic care
(206)
Lexapro
(400)
Vitamin D3
(454)
Mirtazapine
(84)
5-hTP
(231)
Pristiq
(38)
Desipramine
(38)
Zoloft
(530)
MAOIs
(13)
Tyrosine
(72)
Niacin (megadose)
(46)
Vitamin B
(691)
SAM-e
(172)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(122)
Celexa
(293)
Cymbalta
(281)
Retired
(91)
Effexor XR
(424)
Tryptophan
(177)
Imipramine
(58)
Magnesium
(435)
Zinc
(182)
Reducing red meat consumption
(164)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(45)
Masturbation
(502)
Chromium Picolinate
(119)
Fish Oil
(788)
Prozac
(555)
St. John's Wort
(496)
Cigarettes
(171)
Flaxseed Oil
(254)
Lithium
(105)
Valerian
(126)
Trazodone
(218)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(46)
Caffeine
(943)
Effexor
(257)
Depakote
(75)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(89)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(94)
Paxil
(351)
Alcohol
(495)

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