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Depression (12,799 members)

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173 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,363)
Spend time with pet
(768)
Play outside
(313)
Music with exercise
(300)
Music Therapy
(162)
Daily aerobic exercise
(169)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(283)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(534)
Psychotherapy
(500)
Art Therapy
(189)
Meditation
(601)
Adequate sleep
(1,268)
Distance walking
(165)
Swimming
(174)
Yoga
(511)
Talk Therapy
(1,039)
Mindful Meditation
(454)
Bibliotherapy
(126)
Massage
(71)
Massage Therapy
(392)
Group sports
(132)
Diet changes
(410)
Upbeat Music
(21)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(86)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(31)
Breathwork
(207)
Personal Growth Workshops
(171)
Salsa dancing
(34)
Light Therapy
(216)
Warm soaking bath
(30)
SSRIs
(820)
Talking with family/friends
(999)
Xanax
(231)
Volunteer
(73)
Adderall
(126)
Paleo diet
(18)
Hobbies
(34)
Keep daily routine
(517)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(142)
Qi gong
(11)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(18)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(63)
Dancing to 80s music
(48)
Warm shower
(234)
Gardening
(26)
Tango dancing
(12)
Progressive relaxation
(108)
Venlafaxin
(102)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(23)
Morning Ritual/habits
(19)
Redecorating Space
(11)
Relaxation
(816)
Klonopin
(128)
Avoid intoxicants
(781)
Armour
(21)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Sertralin
(105)
Reading Fiction
(22)
Spiritual Healing
(5)
Neurofeedback
(49)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(12)
Quilonum
(4)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
Thyroxine
(28)
Support Groups
(231)
Being in a relationship
(180)
Getting dressed/making bed
(22)
Anafranil
(20)
Housecleaning
(664)
Tai Chi
(116)
Invega
(9)
Trevilor
(9)
Faster EFT
(5)
Tianeptine
(1)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(15)
Wake Therapy
(6)
Lexotan
(9)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Alprazolam
(7)
quetiapine
(5)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(3)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(15)
Hobbioes
(8)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(39)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(77)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Testosterone
(76)
Social Dancing- Blues
(3)
Stop eating sugar
(153)
Reiki
(38)
Vyvanse
(26)
Concerta
(14)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Synthroid
(93)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(13)
Nardil
(8)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Krill oil
(27)
Viibryd
(7)
Shiatsu
(39)
Reflexology
(17)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Journaling
(689)
Minocycline
(11)
Citalopram
(63)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(26)
aripiprazole
(7)
Nortriptyline
(17)
Agomelatine
(6)
Acupuncture
(234)
Parnate
(15)
Savella
(15)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(560)
Marijuana
(35)
MAOIs
(7)
Hormonal Birth Control
(16)
Resting before bedtime
(365)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(500)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(358)
Rhodiola Rosea
(79)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(126)
Provigil
(94)
Niacin (megadose)
(35)
Cut down on internet
(86)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(137)
Chiropractic care
(189)
Cold shower
(178)
Pristiq
(28)
Lexapro
(366)
Vitamin D3
(396)
5-hTP
(208)
Mirtazapine
(72)
Zoloft
(493)
SAM-e
(145)
Tyrosine
(60)
Cymbalta
(252)
Desipramine
(36)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(85)
Celexa
(274)
Vitamin B
(626)
Tryptophan
(154)
Magnesium
(384)
Imipramine
(53)
Effexor XR
(391)
Retired
(75)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Reducing red meat consumption
(139)
Zinc
(147)
Masturbation
(458)
Fish Oil
(721)
Chromium Picolinate
(114)
Prozac
(510)
St. John's Wort
(449)
Cigarettes
(146)
Valerian
(98)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(38)
Flaxseed Oil
(237)
Trazodone
(199)
Lithium
(95)
Caffeine
(877)
Effexor
(235)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(72)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(82)
Depakote
(66)
Paxil
(318)
Alcohol
(445)

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