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Depression (13,122 members)

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177 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,381)
Spend time with pet
(783)
Play outside
(321)
Music with exercise
(307)
Music Therapy
(166)
Daily aerobic exercise
(175)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(289)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(546)
Psychotherapy
(513)
Adequate sleep
(1,281)
Meditation
(612)
Art Therapy
(196)
Swimming
(182)
Distance walking
(173)
Yoga
(515)
Mindful Meditation
(462)
Talk Therapy
(1,060)
Bibliotherapy
(128)
Massage Therapy
(396)
Massage
(77)
Diet changes
(419)
Group sports
(137)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(88)
Warm soaking bath
(38)
Upbeat Music
(31)
Personal Growth Workshops
(177)
Breathwork
(212)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(41)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Light Therapy
(220)
SSRIs
(835)
Volunteer
(79)
Talking with family/friends
(1,014)
Hobbies
(39)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(146)
Gardening
(34)
Adderall
(128)
Xanax
(240)
Morning Ritual/habits
(25)
Keep daily routine
(527)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(66)
Paleo diet
(20)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(18)
Progressive relaxation
(112)
Dancing to 80s music
(52)
Armour
(22)
Warm shower
(244)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(25)
Relaxation
(827)
Tango dancing
(13)
Avoid intoxicants
(792)
Venlafaxin
(107)
Qi gong
(14)
Redecorating Space
(19)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Klonopin
(131)
Neurofeedback
(50)
Spiritual Healing
(9)
Thyroxine
(29)
Sertralin
(108)
Being in a relationship
(190)
Quilonum
(4)
Tai Chi
(119)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Marplan
(1)
Deplin
(1)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Salvia Divinorum
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
Support Groups
(236)
methylfolate
(2)
Trevilor
(9)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(16)
Housecleaning
(674)
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)
Reading Fiction
(30)
Lexotan
(9)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Getting dressed/making bed
(31)
Vyvanse
(29)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(79)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
DL-Phenylalanine
(6)
Stop eating sugar
(159)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(16)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(40)
Anafranil
(21)
Hobbioes
(10)
Testosterone
(77)
Nardil
(9)
Concerta
(14)
Synthroid
(96)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Reiki
(42)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(13)
Alprazolam
(9)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Krill oil
(27)
quetiapine
(7)
Viibryd
(7)
Marijuana
(43)
Reflexology
(19)
Shiatsu
(40)
Journaling
(697)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Minocycline
(11)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(571)
Savella
(16)
MAOIs
(8)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(28)
Citalopram
(67)
Acupuncture
(238)
Parnate
(15)
Agomelatine
(7)
Nortriptyline
(19)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(506)
Resting before bedtime
(371)
aripiprazole
(8)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(365)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(133)
Cut down on internet
(90)
Rhodiola Rosea
(79)
Hormonal Birth Control
(19)
Provigil
(97)
Niacin (megadose)
(36)
Chiropractic care
(194)
Mirtazapine
(76)
Vitamin D3
(409)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(139)
5-hTP
(211)
Lexapro
(369)
Cold shower
(182)
Zoloft
(500)
Pristiq
(32)
Tyrosine
(61)
Desipramine
(36)
Cymbalta
(256)
SAM-e
(150)
Celexa
(277)
Tryptophan
(156)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(93)
Vitamin B
(638)
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
(734)
St. John's Wort
(455)
Prozac
(519)
Cigarettes
(148)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(40)
Valerian
(103)
Flaxseed Oil
(242)
Trazodone
(200)
Lithium
(96)
Caffeine
(890)
Effexor
(239)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(76)
Depakote
(67)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(84)
Paxil
(324)
Alcohol
(456)

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