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Depression (13,115 members)

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176 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,380)
Spend time with pet
(782)
Play outside
(320)
Music with exercise
(306)
Music Therapy
(165)
Daily aerobic exercise
(174)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(288)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(544)
Psychotherapy
(513)
Adequate sleep
(1,280)
Meditation
(611)
Art Therapy
(195)
Swimming
(181)
Distance walking
(172)
Yoga
(514)
Mindful Meditation
(461)
Talk Therapy
(1,059)
Bibliotherapy
(127)
Group sports
(136)
Massage Therapy
(395)
Diet changes
(418)
Massage
(76)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(87)
Personal Growth Workshops
(175)
Upbeat Music
(30)
Breathwork
(211)
Warm soaking bath
(37)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(40)
Salsa dancing
(35)
Light Therapy
(219)
SSRIs
(834)
Talking with family/friends
(1,013)
Volunteer
(78)
Hobbies
(38)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(145)
Xanax
(239)
Adderall
(128)
Gardening
(33)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(66)
Keep daily routine
(525)
Paleo diet
(20)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(18)
Dancing to 80s music
(51)
Progressive relaxation
(111)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(19)
Morning Ritual/habits
(24)
Armour
(22)
Redecorating Space
(18)
Warm shower
(243)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(25)
Relaxation
(826)
Tango dancing
(13)
Avoid intoxicants
(791)
Venlafaxin
(107)
Qi gong
(14)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Klonopin
(131)
Neurofeedback
(50)
Thyroxine
(29)
Sertralin
(108)
Being in a relationship
(189)
Spiritual Healing
(8)
Quilonum
(4)
Tai Chi
(119)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Deplin
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
methylfolate
(1)
Salvia Divinorum
(1)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
Support Groups
(235)
Trevilor
(9)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(16)
Housecleaning
(673)
Faster EFT
(5)
Invega
(10)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Tianeptine
(1)
Wake Therapy
(6)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(13)
Lexotan
(9)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Vyvanse
(29)
Reading Fiction
(29)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(79)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
DL-Phenylalanine
(6)
Getting dressed/making bed
(30)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(16)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(40)
Hobbioes
(9)
Anafranil
(21)
Stop eating sugar
(158)
Social Dancing- Blues
(3)
Testosterone
(77)
Concerta
(14)
Synthroid
(96)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(13)
Nardil
(8)
Reiki
(41)
Alprazolam
(9)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Krill oil
(27)
quetiapine
(7)
Viibryd
(7)
Marijuana
(43)
Shiatsu
(40)
Journaling
(696)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Reflexology
(18)
Minocycline
(11)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(571)
Savella
(16)
Citalopram
(67)
Acupuncture
(238)
Parnate
(15)
MAOIs
(7)
Agomelatine
(7)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(27)
Nortriptyline
(19)
aripiprazole
(8)
Resting before bedtime
(370)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(505)
Hormonal Birth Control
(18)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(365)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(133)
Rhodiola Rosea
(79)
Cut down on internet
(89)
Provigil
(97)
Niacin (megadose)
(36)
Chiropractic care
(193)
Vitamin D3
(407)
Mirtazapine
(76)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(139)
5-hTP
(210)
Lexapro
(369)
Cold shower
(181)
Zoloft
(500)
Pristiq
(32)
Tyrosine
(60)
Desipramine
(36)
Cymbalta
(256)
SAM-e
(150)
Celexa
(277)
Tryptophan
(156)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(92)
Vitamin B
(637)
Magnesium
(390)
Imipramine
(54)
Effexor XR
(395)
Retired
(77)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Masturbation
(465)
Reducing red meat consumption
(147)
Zinc
(154)
Chromium Picolinate
(114)
Fish Oil
(732)
St. John's Wort
(455)
Prozac
(519)
Cigarettes
(148)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(40)
Valerian
(102)
Flaxseed Oil
(241)
Trazodone
(200)
Lithium
(96)
Caffeine
(889)
Effexor
(239)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(76)
Depakote
(67)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(84)
Paxil
(324)
Alcohol
(455)

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