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Depression (12,571 members)

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172 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,350)
Spend time with pet
(760)
Play outside
(312)
Music with exercise
(295)
Music Therapy
(161)
Daily aerobic exercise
(165)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(278)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(529)
Art Therapy
(189)
Psychotherapy
(494)
Adequate sleep
(1,259)
Meditation
(595)
Distance walking
(163)
Swimming
(171)
Yoga
(502)
Mindful Meditation
(445)
Talk Therapy
(1,027)
Bibliotherapy
(125)
Massage
(67)
Massage Therapy
(385)
Diet changes
(402)
Group sports
(130)
Breathwork
(203)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(25)
Personal Growth Workshops
(168)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(86)
Upbeat Music
(14)
Light Therapy
(214)
SSRIs
(810)
Talking with family/friends
(990)
Salsa dancing
(32)
Volunteer
(69)
Xanax
(226)
Warm soaking bath
(27)
Adderall
(126)
Keep daily routine
(512)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(141)
Hobbies
(32)
Qi gong
(11)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(62)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(18)
Reading Fiction
(18)
Morning Ritual/habits
(17)
Warm shower
(227)
Dancing to 80s music
(48)
Gardening
(22)
Paleo diet
(16)
Progressive relaxation
(106)
Redecorating Space
(8)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(23)
Venlafaxin
(101)
Relaxation
(808)
Klonopin
(126)
Avoid intoxicants
(774)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Sertralin
(105)
Getting dressed/making bed
(17)
Tango dancing
(11)
Armour
(20)
Neurofeedback
(49)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(12)
Spiritual Healing
(4)
Quilonum
(4)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
Thyroxine
(28)
Support Groups
(228)
Anafranil
(20)
Trevilor
(9)
Housecleaning
(658)
Tai Chi
(114)
Being in a relationship
(172)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(37)
Faster EFT
(5)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Tianeptine
(1)
Invega
(8)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(15)
Wake Therapy
(6)
Alprazolam
(6)
Lexotan
(9)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Hobbioes
(7)
quetiapine
(5)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(3)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(15)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Viibryd
(6)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(76)
Synthroid
(91)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Testosterone
(76)
Social Dancing- Blues
(3)
Stop eating sugar
(148)
Vyvanse
(26)
Concerta
(14)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(12)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Krill oil
(25)
Nardil
(8)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Shiatsu
(39)
Hormonal Birth Control
(14)
Reiki
(35)
Reflexology
(17)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Citalopram
(61)
Journaling
(686)
Minocycline
(11)
aripiprazole
(7)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(24)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(555)
Nortriptyline
(17)
MAOIs
(6)
Agomelatine
(6)
Parnate
(15)
Savella
(15)
Acupuncture
(231)
Marijuana
(30)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(495)
Resting before bedtime
(363)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(357)
Rhodiola Rosea
(78)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(126)
Niacin (megadose)
(34)
Provigil
(94)
Cut down on internet
(80)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(137)
Chiropractic care
(186)
5-hTP
(204)
Lexapro
(363)
Pristiq
(28)
Vitamin D3
(388)
Cold shower
(175)
Mirtazapine
(71)
Zoloft
(490)
SAM-e
(141)
Tyrosine
(58)
Desipramine
(36)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(83)
Cymbalta
(251)
Celexa
(271)
Tryptophan
(152)
Vitamin B
(618)
Magnesium
(379)
Retired
(73)
Imipramine
(53)
Effexor XR
(387)
Reducing red meat consumption
(134)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Zinc
(144)
Masturbation
(454)
Fish Oil
(711)
Chromium Picolinate
(111)
Prozac
(503)
St. John's Wort
(445)
Cigarettes
(141)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(38)
Valerian
(96)
Flaxseed Oil
(231)
Trazodone
(197)
Lithium
(95)
Caffeine
(871)
Effexor
(234)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(72)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(80)
Depakote
(66)
Paxil
(316)
Alcohol
(438)

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