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Depression (13,221 members)

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177 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,382)
Spend time with pet
(784)
Play outside
(323)
Music with exercise
(309)
Music Therapy
(166)
Daily aerobic exercise
(175)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(290)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(548)
Psychotherapy
(516)
Adequate sleep
(1,283)
Meditation
(613)
Art Therapy
(196)
Swimming
(182)
Distance walking
(174)
Yoga
(515)
Mindful Meditation
(464)
Talk Therapy
(1,064)
Bibliotherapy
(128)
Massage Therapy
(397)
Diet changes
(420)
Massage
(78)
Group sports
(137)
Warm soaking bath
(39)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(88)
Breathwork
(213)
Upbeat Music
(32)
Personal Growth Workshops
(178)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Light Therapy
(221)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(43)
SSRIs
(837)
Volunteer
(80)
Talking with family/friends
(1,015)
Hobbies
(41)
Gardening
(35)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(146)
Xanax
(242)
Adderall
(129)
Morning Ritual/habits
(25)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(19)
Keep daily routine
(527)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(66)
Progressive relaxation
(113)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
Paleo diet
(20)
Dancing to 80s music
(52)
Armour
(22)
Warm shower
(244)
Relaxation
(828)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(25)
Tango dancing
(13)
Venlafaxin
(107)
Avoid intoxicants
(793)
Qi gong
(14)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Klonopin
(131)
Neurofeedback
(50)
Redecorating Space
(20)
Sertralin
(109)
Thyroxine
(29)
Spiritual Healing
(10)
Being in a relationship
(190)
Quilonum
(4)
Tai Chi
(119)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Support Groups
(238)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Salvia Divinorum
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
methylfolate
(2)
Trevilor
(9)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(16)
Housecleaning
(675)
Reading Fiction
(32)
Faster EFT
(5)
Invega
(10)
regular sex with partner
(1)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Tianeptine
(1)
Wake Therapy
(6)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(13)
Social Dancing- Blues
(4)
Lexotan
(9)
Deplin
(2)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Vyvanse
(29)
Stop eating sugar
(160)
Getting dressed/making bed
(32)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
DL-Phenylalanine
(6)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(80)
Hobbioes
(11)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(16)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(40)
Anafranil
(21)
Testosterone
(77)
Nardil
(9)
Concerta
(14)
Synthroid
(96)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Reiki
(42)
Alprazolam
(10)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(13)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Viibryd
(7)
quetiapine
(7)
Krill oil
(28)
Reflexology
(19)
Shiatsu
(40)
Journaling
(699)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Minocycline
(11)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(573)
Marijuana
(44)
Savella
(16)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(28)
Citalopram
(67)
Acupuncture
(238)
Parnate
(15)
Agomelatine
(7)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(508)
Nortriptyline
(19)
aripiprazole
(8)
Resting before bedtime
(372)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(365)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(133)
Provigil
(98)
MAOIs
(9)
Cut down on internet
(90)
Rhodiola Rosea
(79)
Hormonal Birth Control
(19)
Niacin (megadose)
(36)
Chiropractic care
(194)
Mirtazapine
(76)
Vitamin D3
(410)
5-hTP
(211)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(140)
Lexapro
(370)
Cold shower
(182)
Pristiq
(32)
Zoloft
(501)
Tyrosine
(61)
Desipramine
(36)
Cymbalta
(256)
SAM-e
(151)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(94)
Celexa
(277)
Tryptophan
(157)
Vitamin B
(639)
Magnesium
(391)
Retired
(78)
Imipramine
(54)
Effexor XR
(395)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Masturbation
(466)
Reducing red meat consumption
(148)
Zinc
(154)
Chromium Picolinate
(114)
Fish Oil
(735)
St. John's Wort
(456)
Prozac
(521)
Cigarettes
(148)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(40)
Valerian
(104)
Flaxseed Oil
(242)
Trazodone
(201)
Lithium
(96)
Caffeine
(891)
Effexor
(239)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(76)
Depakote
(67)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(84)
Paxil
(324)
Alcohol
(457)

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