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Depression (14,185 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

178 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,435)
Spend time with pet
(827)
Play outside
(339)
Music with exercise
(328)
Music Therapy
(182)
Daily aerobic exercise
(188)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(316)
Swimming
(195)
Adequate sleep
(1,324)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(571)
Distance walking
(190)
Psychotherapy
(541)
Meditation
(642)
Art Therapy
(207)
Yoga
(529)
Talk Therapy
(1,108)
Mindful Meditation
(498)
Group sports
(143)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(78)
Bibliotherapy
(135)
Warm soaking bath
(59)
Massage
(92)
Diet changes
(446)
Massage Therapy
(418)
Upbeat Music
(60)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(96)
Breathwork
(227)
Volunteer
(93)
Hobbies
(68)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Morning Ritual/habits
(40)
Personal Growth Workshops
(183)
regular sex with partner
(22)
Talking with family/friends
(1,054)
Gardening
(53)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(163)
Redecorating Space
(33)
SSRIs
(869)
Spiritual Healing
(19)
Paleo diet
(25)
Xanax
(252)
Light Therapy
(231)
Adderall
(135)
Dancing to 80s music
(59)
Keep daily routine
(552)
Warm shower
(271)
Progressive relaxation
(123)
Relaxation
(870)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(21)
Being in a relationship
(222)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(69)
Sertralin
(116)
Qi gong
(15)
Tango dancing
(13)
Avoid intoxicants
(819)
Armour
(24)
Klonopin
(140)
Neurofeedback
(52)
Venlafaxin
(113)
Hobbioes
(18)
Alpha Stim CES
(12)
methylfolate
(8)
Quilonum
(4)
Support Groups
(255)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(29)
Tai Chi
(122)
Faster EFT
(7)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(7)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Marplan
(1)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Lexotan
(10)
Wake Therapy
(8)
Alprazolam
(15)
Thyroxine
(33)
Tianeptine
(2)
Trevilor
(9)
Reading Fiction
(55)
suffering from pseudoscience
(5)
Salvia Divinorum
(3)
Invega
(10)
Housecleaning
(703)
Social Dancing- Blues
(6)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(18)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(16)
Anafranil
(23)
Stop eating sugar
(174)
Vyvanse
(31)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Deplin
(3)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(88)
Reiki
(43)
Getting dressed/making bed
(58)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(41)
Synthroid
(100)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(2)
Viibryd
(10)
Testosterone
(82)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(18)
Concerta
(16)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(17)
Marijuana
(60)
DL-Phenylalanine
(10)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(18)
quetiapine
(11)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(6)
Journaling
(726)
Krill oil
(30)
Shiatsu
(41)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Citalopram
(73)
Minocycline
(11)
Savella
(16)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(598)
Resting before bedtime
(392)
Reflexology
(20)
Parnate
(15)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(29)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(531)
Cut down on internet
(104)
Agomelatine
(8)
Acupuncture
(248)
Nortriptyline
(20)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(140)
aripiprazole
(9)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(373)
Provigil
(103)
Rhodiola Rosea
(87)
Hormonal Birth Control
(21)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(152)
Chiropractic care
(200)
Pristiq
(34)
Mirtazapine
(79)
Vitamin D3
(436)
Cold shower
(192)
Lexapro
(386)
MAOIs
(11)
5-hTP
(224)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(114)
Niacin (megadose)
(42)
Tyrosine
(64)
SAM-e
(160)
Desipramine
(38)
Zoloft
(520)
Cymbalta
(273)
Tryptophan
(167)
Vitamin B
(671)
Celexa
(289)
Retired
(86)
Imipramine
(57)
Magnesium
(418)
Reducing red meat consumption
(160)
Effexor XR
(411)
Zinc
(171)
Masturbation
(493)
Chromium Picolinate
(118)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(43)
Fish Oil
(766)
Prozac
(544)
St. John's Wort
(480)
Valerian
(117)
Cigarettes
(169)
Flaxseed Oil
(247)
Lithium
(103)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(44)
Trazodone
(215)
Caffeine
(924)
Depakote
(73)
Effexor
(251)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(83)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(91)
Paxil
(339)
Alcohol
(480)

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