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Depression (15,107 members)

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188 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,489)
Play outside
(356)
Spend time with pet
(860)
Music with exercise
(339)
Daily aerobic exercise
(203)
Music Therapy
(188)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(341)
Swimming
(206)
Adequate sleep
(1,365)
Distance walking
(207)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(603)
Art Therapy
(215)
Meditation
(670)
Psychotherapy
(562)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(105)
Yoga
(549)
Group sports
(152)
Talk Therapy
(1,153)
Mindful Meditation
(532)
Massage
(108)
Bibliotherapy
(142)
Diet changes
(467)
Warm soaking bath
(74)
Upbeat Music
(78)
Hobbies
(84)
Massage Therapy
(439)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(104)
Gardening
(64)
Breathwork
(243)
regular sex with partner
(35)
Volunteer
(105)
Personal Growth Workshops
(188)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(173)
Adderall
(148)
Morning Ritual/habits
(57)
Redecorating Space
(44)
Talking with family/friends
(1,093)
SSRIs
(904)
Dancing to 80s music
(63)
Light Therapy
(244)
Spiritual Healing
(25)
Xanax
(264)
Keep daily routine
(577)
Sertralin
(120)
Relaxation
(899)
Being in a relationship
(249)
Progressive relaxation
(133)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(75)
Warm shower
(289)
Armour
(25)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(23)
Paleo diet
(30)
Avoid intoxicants
(844)
methylfolate
(14)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(21)
Hobbioes
(21)
Venlafaxin
(125)
Tango dancing
(13)
Qi gong
(17)
Alpha Stim CES
(14)
Quilonum
(4)
Faster EFT
(7)
Tai Chi
(126)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Alprazolam
(21)
Lexotan
(10)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Neurofeedback
(58)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(20)
Thyroxine
(36)
Support Groups
(268)
Phosphatidyl Serine
(2)
Reading Fiction
(75)
Trevilor
(9)
Klonopin
(153)
Tianeptine
(3)
Invega
(10)
Housecleaning
(725)
Getting dressed/making bed
(77)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(27)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(18)
Deplin
(7)
Social Dancing- Blues
(7)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(33)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(93)
Stop eating sugar
(188)
Viibryd
(11)
Salvia Divinorum
(4)
Vyvanse
(38)
Photonic Stimulation
(2)
Concerta
(19)
Sodium Valporate (mood stabiliser)
(2)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(42)
Testosterone
(87)
Wake Therapy
(10)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(3)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(21)
Marijuana
(72)
Anafranil
(25)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(20)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(5)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(8)
Journaling
(752)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(19)
Pall's No/OHNO Protocol
(1)
Teiltelbaum Protocol
(1)
Dr Lapp's Protocol
(1)
Dr Enlander Protocol
(1)
Dr Bateman Protocol
(1)
Methylation Protocol
(1)
Cheney Protocol
(1)
Klimas Protocol
(1)
Synthroid
(108)
Minocycline
(12)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Reiki
(49)
Shiatsu
(44)
Cut down on internet
(109)
Resting before bedtime
(405)
quetiapine
(15)
DL-Phenylalanine
(13)
Reflexology
(24)
Savella
(16)
Citalopram
(87)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(621)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(550)
Krill oil
(37)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(16)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(148)
Agomelatine
(9)
suffering from pseudoscience
(9)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(378)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(31)
Acupuncture
(262)
Parnate
(17)
Hormonal Birth Control
(25)
Provigil
(109)
Nortriptyline
(24)
Cold shower
(204)
Rhodiola Rosea
(93)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(158)
Lexapro
(411)
Chiropractic care
(212)
aripiprazole
(13)
Vitamin D3
(463)
Mirtazapine
(89)
Pristiq
(41)
5-hTP
(233)
MAOIs
(15)
Desipramine
(38)
Zoloft
(538)
Tyrosine
(74)
Niacin (megadose)
(49)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(127)
Vitamin B
(701)
Celexa
(297)
SAM-e
(179)
Cymbalta
(283)
Retired
(93)
Tryptophan
(180)
Effexor XR
(430)
Imipramine
(58)
Magnesium
(446)
Reducing red meat consumption
(170)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(46)
Zinc
(187)
Masturbation
(512)
Chromium Picolinate
(121)
Fish Oil
(798)
St. John's Wort
(503)
Prozac
(561)
Cigarettes
(175)
Flaxseed Oil
(260)
Lithium
(107)
Valerian
(131)
Trazodone
(222)
Caffeine
(959)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(48)
Effexor
(261)
Depakote
(78)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(91)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(95)
Paxil
(355)
Alcohol
(505)

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