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Depression (14,796 members)

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188 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,466)
Play outside
(346)
Spend time with pet
(846)
Music with exercise
(333)
Daily aerobic exercise
(194)
Music Therapy
(184)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(330)
Swimming
(200)
Distance walking
(200)
Adequate sleep
(1,348)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(592)
Meditation
(659)
Art Therapy
(210)
Psychotherapy
(554)
Yoga
(537)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(92)
Mindful Meditation
(518)
Group sports
(146)
Talk Therapy
(1,132)
Bibliotherapy
(139)
Warm soaking bath
(65)
Massage
(101)
Upbeat Music
(69)
Diet changes
(454)
Massage Therapy
(430)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(98)
Hobbies
(76)
Volunteer
(96)
Breathwork
(233)
Morning Ritual/habits
(46)
regular sex with partner
(28)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Personal Growth Workshops
(184)
Gardening
(59)
Talking with family/friends
(1,075)
SSRIs
(888)
Adderall
(141)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(166)
Redecorating Space
(38)
Dancing to 80s music
(62)
Light Therapy
(238)
Spiritual Healing
(21)
Paleo diet
(29)
Xanax
(257)
Keep daily routine
(565)
Progressive relaxation
(128)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(74)
Relaxation
(885)
Warm shower
(282)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
methylfolate
(12)
Being in a relationship
(235)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(23)
Sertralin
(117)
Avoid intoxicants
(831)
Venlafaxin
(122)
Tango dancing
(13)
Armour
(24)
Hobbioes
(20)
Qi gong
(16)
Alpha Stim CES
(13)
Klonopin
(145)
Quilonum
(4)
Tai Chi
(124)
Support Groups
(262)
Faster EFT
(7)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Phosphatidyl Serine
(1)
Lexotan
(10)
Neurofeedback
(58)
Tianeptine
(2)
Alprazolam
(18)
Trevilor
(9)
Thyroxine
(35)
Vyvanse
(35)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(19)
Housecleaning
(716)
Salvia Divinorum
(3)
Invega
(10)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(17)
Sodium Valporate (mood stabiliser)
(1)
Deplin
(6)
Reading Fiction
(62)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(32)
Wake Therapy
(9)
Social Dancing- Blues
(7)
Stop eating sugar
(179)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Getting dressed/making bed
(66)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(91)
Anafranil
(24)
suffering from pseudoscience
(6)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(41)
Synthroid
(103)
Viibryd
(10)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(3)
Concerta
(16)
Testosterone
(84)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(19)
quetiapine
(14)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(17)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(7)
Marijuana
(64)
Journaling
(740)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(19)
Teiltelbaum Protocol
(1)
Cheney Protocol
(1)
Dr Enlander Protocol
(1)
Klimas Protocol
(1)
Dr Bateman Protocol
(1)
Dr Lapp's Protocol
(1)
Methylation Protocol
(1)
Pall's No/OHNO Protocol
(1)
Reiki
(46)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Shiatsu
(43)
DL-Phenylalanine
(11)
Minocycline
(11)
Resting before bedtime
(400)
Krill oil
(34)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(612)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(13)
Cut down on internet
(106)
Savella
(16)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(540)
Citalopram
(81)
Reflexology
(23)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(148)
Agomelatine
(9)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(30)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(373)
Acupuncture
(255)
Parnate
(16)
Hormonal Birth Control
(22)
Provigil
(107)
aripiprazole
(11)
Nortriptyline
(24)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(156)
Rhodiola Rosea
(91)
Cold shower
(196)
Chiropractic care
(206)
Lexapro
(397)
Vitamin D3
(451)
Mirtazapine
(84)
5-hTP
(230)
Pristiq
(38)
Desipramine
(38)
Zoloft
(530)
Tyrosine
(70)
MAOIs
(13)
Niacin (megadose)
(45)
Vitamin B
(687)
SAM-e
(170)
Retired
(90)
Celexa
(293)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(121)
Cymbalta
(281)
Tryptophan
(174)
Effexor XR
(423)
Imipramine
(58)
Magnesium
(432)
Zinc
(181)
Reducing red meat consumption
(163)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(45)
Masturbation
(501)
Chromium Picolinate
(119)
Fish Oil
(784)
Prozac
(555)
St. John's Wort
(493)
Cigarettes
(171)
Flaxseed Oil
(252)
Lithium
(106)
Valerian
(125)
Trazodone
(218)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(46)
Caffeine
(941)
Effexor
(257)
Depakote
(75)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(90)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(94)
Paxil
(350)
Alcohol
(492)

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