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Depression (15,025 members)

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188 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,478)
Play outside
(349)
Spend time with pet
(854)
Music with exercise
(333)
Daily aerobic exercise
(197)
Music Therapy
(184)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(335)
Swimming
(202)
Adequate sleep
(1,356)
Distance walking
(202)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(599)
Meditation
(664)
Art Therapy
(212)
Psychotherapy
(556)
Yoga
(543)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(97)
Group sports
(148)
Mindful Meditation
(526)
Talk Therapy
(1,146)
Bibliotherapy
(140)
Warm soaking bath
(67)
Massage
(106)
Diet changes
(459)
Upbeat Music
(73)
Massage Therapy
(436)
Hobbies
(80)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(101)
Breathwork
(237)
Volunteer
(100)
Gardening
(60)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Personal Growth Workshops
(185)
SSRIs
(897)
Talking with family/friends
(1,085)
regular sex with partner
(29)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(168)
Adderall
(143)
Morning Ritual/habits
(49)
Dancing to 80s music
(63)
Light Therapy
(241)
Redecorating Space
(40)
Spiritual Healing
(21)
Xanax
(258)
Keep daily routine
(571)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(74)
Progressive relaxation
(131)
Relaxation
(892)
Warm shower
(285)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
methylfolate
(12)
Armour
(25)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(23)
Sertralin
(117)
Paleo diet
(30)
Venlafaxin
(124)
Being in a relationship
(241)
Avoid intoxicants
(836)
Tango dancing
(13)
Hobbioes
(20)
Qi gong
(16)
Alpha Stim CES
(13)
Quilonum
(4)
Tai Chi
(124)
Faster EFT
(7)
Support Groups
(265)
Klonopin
(146)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Phosphatidyl Serine
(1)
Lexotan
(10)
Neurofeedback
(58)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(20)
Vyvanse
(36)
Tianeptine
(2)
Alprazolam
(18)
Trevilor
(9)
Thyroxine
(35)
Salvia Divinorum
(3)
Invega
(10)
Sodium Valporate (mood stabiliser)
(1)
Housecleaning
(719)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(18)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(32)
Wake Therapy
(9)
Deplin
(7)
Social Dancing- Blues
(7)
Reading Fiction
(67)
Getting dressed/making bed
(70)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Viibryd
(11)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Stop eating sugar
(182)
Anafranil
(24)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(92)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(41)
Testosterone
(86)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(3)
Concerta
(16)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(19)
quetiapine
(14)
Synthroid
(105)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(7)
suffering from pseudoscience
(7)
Marijuana
(69)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(18)
Journaling
(745)
Klimas Protocol
(1)
Cheney Protocol
(1)
Dr Lapp's Protocol
(1)
Methylation Protocol
(1)
Teiltelbaum Protocol
(1)
Pall's No/OHNO Protocol
(1)
Dr Bateman Protocol
(1)
Dr Enlander Protocol
(1)
Minocycline
(12)
Reiki
(46)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(20)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Shiatsu
(43)
Citalopram
(84)
DL-Phenylalanine
(12)
Resting before bedtime
(402)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(616)
Reflexology
(24)
Savella
(16)
Cut down on internet
(106)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(14)
Krill oil
(36)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(545)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(148)
Agomelatine
(9)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(31)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(376)
Acupuncture
(259)
Parnate
(16)
Provigil
(107)
Nortriptyline
(24)
Hormonal Birth Control
(24)
aripiprazole
(12)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(157)
Rhodiola Rosea
(92)
Cold shower
(199)
Lexapro
(404)
Chiropractic care
(207)
Mirtazapine
(87)
Vitamin D3
(456)
5-hTP
(231)
Desipramine
(38)
Pristiq
(39)
Zoloft
(532)
MAOIs
(14)
Tyrosine
(72)
Niacin (megadose)
(46)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(124)
Celexa
(295)
Vitamin B
(694)
SAM-e
(174)
Retired
(92)
Cymbalta
(283)
Effexor XR
(426)
Tryptophan
(177)
Imipramine
(58)
Magnesium
(440)
Reducing red meat consumption
(166)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(46)
Zinc
(183)
Masturbation
(505)
Chromium Picolinate
(119)
Fish Oil
(792)
Prozac
(557)
St. John's Wort
(498)
Cigarettes
(172)
Flaxseed Oil
(257)
Lithium
(105)
Valerian
(127)
Trazodone
(218)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(46)
Caffeine
(950)
Effexor
(257)
Depakote
(75)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(90)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(94)
Paxil
(352)
Alcohol
(499)

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