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Depression (15,221 members)

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193 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,491)
Play outside
(357)
Spend time with pet
(862)
Music with exercise
(339)
Daily aerobic exercise
(203)
Music Therapy
(190)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(342)
Swimming
(206)
Adequate sleep
(1,366)
Distance walking
(207)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(604)
Meditation
(671)
Art Therapy
(216)
Psychotherapy
(563)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(106)
Yoga
(549)
Group sports
(152)
Mindful Meditation
(536)
Talk Therapy
(1,156)
Bibliotherapy
(142)
Massage
(109)
Diet changes
(468)
Upbeat Music
(78)
Warm soaking bath
(75)
Hobbies
(84)
Massage Therapy
(441)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(104)
Gardening
(65)
Breathwork
(245)
regular sex with partner
(35)
Volunteer
(105)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Personal Growth Workshops
(188)
Adderall
(149)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(174)
Morning Ritual/habits
(57)
Redecorating Space
(44)
Talking with family/friends
(1,094)
SSRIs
(908)
Dancing to 80s music
(63)
Light Therapy
(245)
Spiritual Healing
(25)
Xanax
(265)
Keep daily routine
(577)
Relaxation
(899)
Being in a relationship
(249)
Progressive relaxation
(133)
Sertralin
(121)
Warm shower
(290)
Armour
(25)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(23)
Paleo diet
(30)
Avoid intoxicants
(845)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(77)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(21)
Hobbioes
(21)
methylfolate
(15)
Venlafaxin
(125)
Tango dancing
(13)
Qi gong
(17)
Alpha Stim CES
(14)
Quilonum
(4)
Faster EFT
(7)
Tai Chi
(126)
Alprazolam
(21)
Ginkgo Biloba
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Lexotan
(10)
Neurofeedback
(58)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(4)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(20)
Support Groups
(268)
Thyroxine
(36)
Reading Fiction
(75)
Trevilor
(9)
Klonopin
(154)
Tianeptine
(3)
Phosphatidyl Serine
(3)
Housecleaning
(725)
Invega
(10)
Getting dressed/making bed
(77)
Getting a job
(1)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(27)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(18)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(35)
Deplin
(7)
Social Dancing- Blues
(7)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(93)
Stop eating sugar
(189)
Viibryd
(11)
Vyvanse
(38)
Photonic Stimulation
(2)
Concerta
(19)
Salvia Divinorum
(5)
Ketamine
(1)
Sodium Valporate (mood stabiliser)
(2)
Wake Therapy
(10)
Testosterone
(88)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(43)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(21)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(4)
Anafranil
(25)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(20)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(5)
Journaling
(752)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(8)
Marijuana
(73)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(19)
Teiltelbaum Protocol
(1)
Synthroid
(108)
Pall's No/OHNO Protocol
(1)
Dr Lapp's Protocol
(1)
Dr Enlander Protocol
(1)
Bacopa
(1)
Dextromethorphan
(1)
Cheney Protocol
(1)
Klimas Protocol
(1)
Methylation Protocol
(1)
Dr Bateman Protocol
(1)
Minocycline
(12)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Shiatsu
(44)
Resting before bedtime
(405)
Reiki
(50)
quetiapine
(15)
Cut down on internet
(110)
Reflexology
(24)
Citalopram
(87)
Savella
(16)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(624)
DL-Phenylalanine
(14)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(551)
Krill oil
(37)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(148)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(17)
Agomelatine
(9)
suffering from pseudoscience
(9)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(31)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(379)
Acupuncture
(262)
Parnate
(18)
Hormonal Birth Control
(25)
Provigil
(109)
Nortriptyline
(24)
Cold shower
(205)
Rhodiola Rosea
(94)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(160)
Lexapro
(412)
Chiropractic care
(213)
aripiprazole
(13)
Vitamin D3
(465)
Pristiq
(41)
5-hTP
(234)
Mirtazapine
(91)
MAOIs
(15)
Desipramine
(38)
Zoloft
(539)
Tyrosine
(75)
Niacin (megadose)
(49)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(127)
Celexa
(298)
Vitamin B
(701)
Cymbalta
(283)
SAM-e
(181)
Retired
(93)
Effexor XR
(430)
Tryptophan
(181)
Imipramine
(58)
Magnesium
(447)
Reducing red meat consumption
(170)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(46)
Zinc
(188)
Masturbation
(512)
Chromium Picolinate
(121)
Fish Oil
(802)
Prozac
(562)
St. John's Wort
(506)
Cigarettes
(176)
Flaxseed Oil
(260)
Lithium
(107)
Valerian
(131)
Trazodone
(222)
Caffeine
(959)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(49)
Effexor
(261)
Depakote
(78)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(91)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(95)
Paxil
(355)
Alcohol
(505)

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