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Depression (12,928 members)

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173 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,369)
Spend time with pet
(775)
Play outside
(314)
Music with exercise
(302)
Music Therapy
(164)
Daily aerobic exercise
(171)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(285)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(538)
Psychotherapy
(505)
Meditation
(604)
Adequate sleep
(1,272)
Art Therapy
(191)
Distance walking
(167)
Swimming
(176)
Yoga
(512)
Talk Therapy
(1,047)
Mindful Meditation
(457)
Bibliotherapy
(127)
Massage Therapy
(393)
Massage
(73)
Group sports
(132)
Diet changes
(414)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(86)
Breathwork
(208)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(35)
Upbeat Music
(24)
Salsa dancing
(34)
Personal Growth Workshops
(172)
Warm soaking bath
(33)
Light Therapy
(218)
Volunteer
(76)
SSRIs
(825)
Talking with family/friends
(1,005)
Hobbies
(35)
Adderall
(127)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(64)
Xanax
(236)
Keep daily routine
(520)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(143)
Paleo diet
(19)
Qi gong
(11)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(18)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Dancing to 80s music
(50)
Warm shower
(237)
Venlafaxin
(105)
Tango dancing
(12)
Gardening
(29)
Progressive relaxation
(109)
Morning Ritual/habits
(21)
Relaxation
(820)
Avoid intoxicants
(786)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(24)
Redecorating Space
(14)
Armour
(21)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Klonopin
(130)
Neurofeedback
(49)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(12)
Sertralin
(107)
Spiritual Healing
(6)
Quilonum
(4)
Being in a relationship
(183)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Marplan
(1)
Thyroxine
(28)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
Tai Chi
(116)
Invega
(9)
Trevilor
(9)
Housecleaning
(669)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(16)
Support Groups
(233)
Faster EFT
(5)
Getting dressed/making bed
(26)
Tianeptine
(1)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(15)
Wake Therapy
(6)
Lexotan
(9)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Hobbioes
(8)
Alprazolam
(8)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(39)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Reading Fiction
(25)
quetiapine
(6)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Anafranil
(21)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(77)
Stop eating sugar
(155)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Social Dancing- Blues
(3)
Testosterone
(77)
Concerta
(14)
Reiki
(39)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Vyvanse
(27)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(13)
Nardil
(8)
Synthroid
(94)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Krill oil
(27)
Viibryd
(7)
Shiatsu
(39)
Reflexology
(17)
Journaling
(693)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Minocycline
(11)
Citalopram
(64)
aripiprazole
(7)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(565)
Hormonal Birth Control
(17)
Acupuncture
(235)
Marijuana
(37)
Savella
(15)
Parnate
(15)
Nortriptyline
(18)
Agomelatine
(7)
MAOIs
(7)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(27)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(502)
Resting before bedtime
(368)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(361)
Rhodiola Rosea
(79)
Cut down on internet
(89)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(130)
Provigil
(95)
Niacin (megadose)
(36)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(137)
Chiropractic care
(190)
Mirtazapine
(74)
Vitamin D3
(400)
Lexapro
(367)
Pristiq
(30)
5-hTP
(208)
Cold shower
(179)
Zoloft
(495)
SAM-e
(147)
Tyrosine
(60)
Cymbalta
(254)
Desipramine
(36)
Celexa
(275)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(88)
Vitamin B
(631)
Tryptophan
(154)
Magnesium
(386)
Imipramine
(54)
Effexor XR
(394)
Retired
(75)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Zinc
(150)
Reducing red meat consumption
(141)
Masturbation
(460)
Chromium Picolinate
(114)
Fish Oil
(726)
St. John's Wort
(452)
Prozac
(514)
Cigarettes
(147)
Valerian
(101)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(40)
Flaxseed Oil
(238)
Trazodone
(199)
Lithium
(96)
Caffeine
(883)
Effexor
(238)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(74)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(83)
Depakote
(67)
Paxil
(321)
Alcohol
(450)

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