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Depression (13,026 members)

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173 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,374)
Spend time with pet
(778)
Play outside
(318)
Music with exercise
(304)
Music Therapy
(165)
Daily aerobic exercise
(173)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(286)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(540)
Psychotherapy
(508)
Art Therapy
(193)
Meditation
(608)
Adequate sleep
(1,276)
Distance walking
(169)
Swimming
(177)
Yoga
(512)
Mindful Meditation
(459)
Talk Therapy
(1,052)
Bibliotherapy
(127)
Group sports
(135)
Massage Therapy
(393)
Diet changes
(415)
Massage
(74)
Upbeat Music
(26)
Breathwork
(209)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(86)
Personal Growth Workshops
(173)
Warm soaking bath
(35)
Salsa dancing
(34)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(36)
Light Therapy
(218)
SSRIs
(828)
Volunteer
(77)
Talking with family/friends
(1,009)
Hobbies
(37)
Adderall
(127)
Xanax
(237)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(64)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(143)
Keep daily routine
(522)
Morning Ritual/habits
(22)
Paleo diet
(20)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(18)
Qi gong
(12)
Dancing to 80s music
(51)
Warm shower
(240)
Gardening
(31)
Tango dancing
(12)
Progressive relaxation
(109)
Relaxation
(824)
Avoid intoxicants
(788)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(24)
Venlafaxin
(106)
Armour
(21)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Redecorating Space
(15)
Klonopin
(130)
Neurofeedback
(49)
Sertralin
(107)
Quilonum
(4)
Spiritual Healing
(7)
Being in a relationship
(186)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
Thyroxine
(28)
Invega
(9)
Trevilor
(9)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(16)
Tai Chi
(117)
Housecleaning
(671)
Support Groups
(234)
Faster EFT
(5)
Tianeptine
(1)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(15)
Wake Therapy
(6)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(13)
Reading Fiction
(27)
Lexotan
(9)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Getting dressed/making bed
(28)
Alprazolam
(8)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(39)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
quetiapine
(6)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Hobbioes
(9)
Anafranil
(21)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(78)
Stop eating sugar
(156)
Social Dancing- Blues
(3)
Testosterone
(77)
Vyvanse
(28)
Concerta
(14)
Reiki
(39)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(13)
Nardil
(8)
Synthroid
(94)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Krill oil
(27)
Viibryd
(7)
Shiatsu
(39)
Reflexology
(17)
Journaling
(696)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Marijuana
(40)
Minocycline
(11)
aripiprazole
(7)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(568)
Savella
(16)
Hormonal Birth Control
(17)
Acupuncture
(236)
Parnate
(15)
Nortriptyline
(18)
MAOIs
(7)
Agomelatine
(7)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(27)
Resting before bedtime
(369)
Citalopram
(65)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(504)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(362)
Rhodiola Rosea
(79)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(131)
Cut down on internet
(89)
Provigil
(96)
Niacin (megadose)
(36)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(137)
Chiropractic care
(190)
Vitamin D3
(402)
Lexapro
(367)
Pristiq
(30)
5-hTP
(208)
Cold shower
(180)
Mirtazapine
(75)
Zoloft
(495)
SAM-e
(148)
Tyrosine
(60)
Cymbalta
(254)
Desipramine
(36)
Celexa
(275)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(89)
Tryptophan
(154)
Vitamin B
(634)
Magnesium
(387)
Imipramine
(54)
Effexor XR
(395)
Retired
(77)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Reducing red meat consumption
(145)
Zinc
(151)
Masturbation
(463)
Chromium Picolinate
(114)
Fish Oil
(728)
St. John's Wort
(452)
Prozac
(515)
Cigarettes
(147)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(40)
Valerian
(101)
Flaxseed Oil
(238)
Trazodone
(199)
Lithium
(96)
Caffeine
(886)
Effexor
(239)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(75)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(83)
Depakote
(67)
Paxil
(322)
Alcohol
(452)

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