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Depression (14,450 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

179 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,447)
Play outside
(343)
Spend time with pet
(835)
Music with exercise
(330)
Music Therapy
(183)
Daily aerobic exercise
(191)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(322)
Swimming
(197)
Distance walking
(194)
Adequate sleep
(1,333)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(576)
Psychotherapy
(544)
Art Therapy
(208)
Meditation
(648)
Yoga
(531)
Talk Therapy
(1,113)
Mindful Meditation
(504)
Warm soaking bath
(61)
Group sports
(145)
Bibliotherapy
(136)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(85)
Massage
(94)
Diet changes
(450)
Massage Therapy
(422)
Upbeat Music
(63)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(97)
Breathwork
(230)
Volunteer
(94)
Hobbies
(71)
Morning Ritual/habits
(43)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Personal Growth Workshops
(184)
regular sex with partner
(22)
Gardening
(55)
Redecorating Space
(36)
Talking with family/friends
(1,060)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(165)
SSRIs
(877)
Adderall
(136)
Light Therapy
(232)
Xanax
(253)
Paleo diet
(27)
Dancing to 80s music
(60)
Spiritual Healing
(20)
Keep daily routine
(557)
Warm shower
(274)
Relaxation
(877)
Progressive relaxation
(125)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(22)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
Being in a relationship
(228)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(69)
Hobbioes
(19)
Avoid intoxicants
(823)
Sertralin
(116)
Tango dancing
(13)
Venlafaxin
(117)
Armour
(24)
Qi gong
(16)
Alpha Stim CES
(13)
Klonopin
(141)
Neurofeedback
(54)
Quilonum
(4)
methylfolate
(9)
Faster EFT
(7)
Support Groups
(256)
Tai Chi
(123)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Lexotan
(10)
Wake Therapy
(8)
Thyroxine
(33)
Tianeptine
(2)
Trevilor
(9)
Alprazolam
(16)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(30)
suffering from pseudoscience
(5)
Reading Fiction
(58)
Salvia Divinorum
(3)
Invega
(10)
Housecleaning
(711)
Sodium Valporate (mood stabiliser)
(1)
Social Dancing- Blues
(6)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(18)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(16)
Anafranil
(23)
Vyvanse
(31)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Stop eating sugar
(177)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Deplin
(4)
Getting dressed/making bed
(62)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(88)
Synthroid
(101)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(41)
Viibryd
(10)
Testosterone
(82)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(3)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(18)
Concerta
(16)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(17)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(10)
DL-Phenylalanine
(10)
Marijuana
(62)
quetiapine
(11)
Journaling
(731)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(6)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(19)
Reiki
(45)
Shiatsu
(41)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Krill oil
(32)
Minocycline
(11)
Citalopram
(75)
Savella
(16)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(603)
Resting before bedtime
(395)
Cut down on internet
(105)
Reflexology
(20)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(29)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(533)
Acupuncture
(249)
Agomelatine
(9)
Nortriptyline
(21)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(142)
aripiprazole
(9)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(373)
Parnate
(16)
Provigil
(105)
Hormonal Birth Control
(21)
Rhodiola Rosea
(89)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(153)
Chiropractic care
(201)
Cold shower
(195)
Mirtazapine
(80)
Lexapro
(389)
Vitamin D3
(441)
5-hTP
(225)
Niacin (megadose)
(42)
Tyrosine
(66)
MAOIs
(12)
Desipramine
(38)
Pristiq
(36)
SAM-e
(163)
Zoloft
(522)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(117)
Cymbalta
(276)
Vitamin B
(678)
Celexa
(290)
Retired
(87)
Tryptophan
(169)
Imipramine
(57)
Effexor XR
(415)
Magnesium
(422)
Reducing red meat consumption
(162)
Zinc
(173)
Masturbation
(495)
Chromium Picolinate
(118)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(43)
Fish Oil
(774)
Prozac
(546)
St. John's Wort
(485)
Cigarettes
(170)
Valerian
(120)
Flaxseed Oil
(249)
Lithium
(105)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(45)
Trazodone
(216)
Caffeine
(929)
Effexor
(255)
Depakote
(75)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(86)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(91)
Paxil
(342)
Alcohol
(482)

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