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Depression (14,531 members)

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179 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,451)
Play outside
(345)
Spend time with pet
(840)
Music with exercise
(330)
Music Therapy
(183)
Daily aerobic exercise
(191)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(323)
Swimming
(197)
Distance walking
(195)
Adequate sleep
(1,335)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(577)
Art Therapy
(209)
Psychotherapy
(545)
Meditation
(649)
Yoga
(531)
Talk Therapy
(1,117)
Mindful Meditation
(507)
Group sports
(146)
Warm soaking bath
(61)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(86)
Bibliotherapy
(136)
Massage
(95)
Diet changes
(452)
Massage Therapy
(423)
Upbeat Music
(63)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(98)
Hobbies
(72)
Breathwork
(230)
Volunteer
(94)
Morning Ritual/habits
(43)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Personal Growth Workshops
(184)
Gardening
(56)
Talking with family/friends
(1,062)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(165)
Redecorating Space
(37)
SSRIs
(879)
regular sex with partner
(24)
Paleo diet
(28)
Light Therapy
(233)
Adderall
(138)
Xanax
(254)
Keep daily routine
(560)
Spiritual Healing
(20)
Dancing to 80s music
(60)
Warm shower
(275)
Relaxation
(877)
Progressive relaxation
(125)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(22)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(70)
Being in a relationship
(228)
Hobbioes
(19)
Avoid intoxicants
(824)
Sertralin
(116)
Tango dancing
(13)
Armour
(24)
Venlafaxin
(118)
Qi gong
(16)
Alpha Stim CES
(13)
Neurofeedback
(54)
Klonopin
(144)
Quilonum
(4)
Support Groups
(258)
methylfolate
(9)
Faster EFT
(7)
Tai Chi
(123)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Lexotan
(10)
Wake Therapy
(8)
Thyroxine
(33)
Tianeptine
(2)
Trevilor
(9)
Alprazolam
(16)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(30)
suffering from pseudoscience
(5)
Salvia Divinorum
(3)
Reading Fiction
(58)
Invega
(10)
Sodium Valporate (mood stabiliser)
(1)
Housecleaning
(713)
Social Dancing- Blues
(6)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(18)
Vyvanse
(32)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(16)
Stop eating sugar
(178)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Deplin
(4)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Getting dressed/making bed
(62)
Anafranil
(24)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(89)
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)
quetiapine
(12)
DL-Phenylalanine
(10)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(10)
Marijuana
(62)
Journaling
(733)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(6)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(19)
Reiki
(45)
Shiatsu
(41)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Krill oil
(32)
Minocycline
(11)
Savella
(16)
Citalopram
(76)
Cut down on internet
(106)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(605)
Resting before bedtime
(396)
Reflexology
(20)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(535)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(29)
Acupuncture
(250)
Agomelatine
(9)
Nortriptyline
(21)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(143)
aripiprazole
(9)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(373)
Parnate
(16)
Hormonal Birth Control
(21)
Provigil
(105)
Rhodiola Rosea
(89)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(154)
Chiropractic care
(201)
Cold shower
(195)
Mirtazapine
(81)
Lexapro
(392)
Vitamin D3
(442)
5-hTP
(226)
Niacin (megadose)
(43)
Tyrosine
(66)
MAOIs
(12)
Desipramine
(38)
Pristiq
(36)
Zoloft
(525)
SAM-e
(164)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(117)
Vitamin B
(680)
Cymbalta
(277)
Celexa
(290)
Retired
(87)
Tryptophan
(170)
Effexor XR
(417)
Imipramine
(58)
Magnesium
(424)
Reducing red meat consumption
(162)
Zinc
(175)
Masturbation
(496)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(44)
Chromium Picolinate
(119)
Fish Oil
(776)
Prozac
(548)
St. John's Wort
(486)
Cigarettes
(170)
Valerian
(120)
Flaxseed Oil
(251)
Lithium
(105)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(46)
Trazodone
(217)
Caffeine
(930)
Effexor
(255)
Depakote
(75)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(87)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(91)
Paxil
(345)
Alcohol
(483)

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