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Depression (15,428 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

194 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,503)
Play outside
(361)
Spend time with pet
(871)
Music with exercise
(341)
Daily aerobic exercise
(204)
Music Therapy
(192)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(348)
Swimming
(209)
Adequate sleep
(1,374)
Distance walking
(211)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(608)
Art Therapy
(218)
Meditation
(677)
Psychotherapy
(570)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(112)
Yoga
(552)
Mindful Meditation
(542)
Talk Therapy
(1,164)
Group sports
(154)
Diet changes
(474)
Hobbies
(89)
Bibliotherapy
(143)
Massage
(113)
Upbeat Music
(81)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(107)
Warm soaking bath
(81)
regular sex with partner
(38)
Massage Therapy
(445)
Gardening
(73)
Breathwork
(248)
Morning Ritual/habits
(60)
Redecorating Space
(48)
Adderall
(151)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(179)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Spiritual Healing
(27)
Volunteer
(108)
Personal Growth Workshops
(192)
Dancing to 80s music
(65)
Talking with family/friends
(1,101)
SSRIs
(917)
Light Therapy
(247)
Keep daily routine
(584)
Xanax
(268)
Being in a relationship
(256)
Relaxation
(907)
Paleo diet
(34)
Progressive relaxation
(134)
Sertralin
(123)
Warm shower
(296)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(23)
Armour
(26)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(78)
Venlafaxin
(126)
Avoid intoxicants
(850)
Hobbioes
(21)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(21)
methylfolate
(15)
Tango dancing
(13)
Qi gong
(17)
Alpha Stim CES
(14)
Quilonum
(4)
Frequent copulation
(2)
Neurofeedback
(60)
Faster EFT
(7)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(5)
Alprazolam
(21)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Lexotan
(10)
Klonopin
(156)
Getting dressed/making bed
(82)
Tai Chi
(127)
Getting a job
(4)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(20)
Reading Fiction
(79)
Thyroxine
(36)
Ginkgo Biloba
(2)
Trevilor
(9)
Tianeptine
(3)
Phosphatidyl Serine
(3)
Support Groups
(272)
Invega
(10)
Housecleaning
(732)
Social Dancing- Blues
(8)
Stop eating sugar
(196)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(27)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(18)
Deplin
(7)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(36)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(93)
Viibryd
(11)
Photonic Stimulation
(2)
Vyvanse
(38)
Concerta
(19)
Salvia Divinorum
(5)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(44)
Sodium Valporate (mood stabiliser)
(3)
Ketamine
(1)
Testosterone
(89)
Wake Therapy
(10)
Marijuana
(78)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(21)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(4)
Anafranil
(25)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(20)
Journaling
(757)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(5)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(8)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(19)
Shiatsu
(45)
Teiltelbaum Protocol
(1)
Pall's No/OHNO Protocol
(1)
Dextromethorphan
(1)
Bacopa
(1)
Dr Enlander Protocol
(1)
Dr Lapp's Protocol
(1)
Dr Bateman Protocol
(1)
Klimas Protocol
(1)
Methylation Protocol
(1)
Cheney Protocol
(1)
Minocycline
(12)
Synthroid
(109)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Resting before bedtime
(407)
quetiapine
(15)
Cut down on internet
(115)
Reflexology
(26)
Savella
(16)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(558)
DL-Phenylalanine
(14)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(149)
Reiki
(53)
Krill oil
(37)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(630)
Citalopram
(90)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(20)
Agomelatine
(9)
suffering from pseudoscience
(9)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(381)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(31)
Parnate
(18)
Acupuncture
(265)
Hormonal Birth Control
(27)
Provigil
(109)
Nortriptyline
(25)
Rhodiola Rosea
(97)
Cold shower
(208)
Chiropractic care
(218)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(162)
Lexapro
(418)
aripiprazole
(13)
Pristiq
(42)
Vitamin D3
(470)
5-hTP
(238)
Mirtazapine
(92)
Desipramine
(38)
MAOIs
(16)
Tyrosine
(76)
Zoloft
(543)
Niacin (megadose)
(50)
Vitamin B
(706)
Celexa
(302)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(131)
Tryptophan
(185)
Cymbalta
(285)
SAM-e
(182)
Retired
(94)
Effexor XR
(433)
Imipramine
(58)
Reducing red meat consumption
(172)
Magnesium
(454)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(46)
Zinc
(190)
Masturbation
(519)
Chromium Picolinate
(121)
Prozac
(566)
Fish Oil
(809)
St. John's Wort
(509)
Cigarettes
(180)
Flaxseed Oil
(262)
Lithium
(109)
Valerian
(134)
Caffeine
(968)
Trazodone
(223)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(49)
Depakote
(80)
Effexor
(262)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(98)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(92)
Paxil
(358)
Alcohol
(512)

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