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Depression (12,605 members)

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173 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,354)
Spend time with pet
(762)
Play outside
(313)
Music with exercise
(296)
Music Therapy
(162)
Daily aerobic exercise
(166)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(281)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(532)
Psychotherapy
(497)
Art Therapy
(189)
Adequate sleep
(1,263)
Meditation
(597)
Distance walking
(164)
Swimming
(172)
Yoga
(505)
Mindful Meditation
(447)
Talk Therapy
(1,031)
Bibliotherapy
(126)
Massage
(68)
Massage Therapy
(386)
Group sports
(131)
Diet changes
(403)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(27)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(86)
Personal Growth Workshops
(169)
Breathwork
(204)
Light Therapy
(215)
Upbeat Music
(17)
SSRIs
(815)
Talking with family/friends
(993)
Volunteer
(70)
Warm soaking bath
(28)
Salsa dancing
(32)
Xanax
(227)
Adderall
(126)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(141)
Keep daily routine
(515)
Hobbies
(33)
Qi gong
(11)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(18)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(63)
Paleo diet
(17)
Warm shower
(229)
Dancing to 80s music
(48)
Gardening
(24)
Progressive relaxation
(107)
Morning Ritual/habits
(18)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(23)
Venlafaxin
(101)
Klonopin
(127)
Redecorating Space
(9)
Relaxation
(810)
Reading Fiction
(20)
Avoid intoxicants
(776)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Sertralin
(105)
Tango dancing
(11)
Armour
(20)
Neurofeedback
(49)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(12)
Getting dressed/making bed
(19)
Quilonum
(4)
Spiritual Healing
(4)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
Thyroxine
(28)
Support Groups
(228)
Anafranil
(20)
Being in a relationship
(175)
Trevilor
(9)
Tai Chi
(114)
Housecleaning
(659)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(37)
Faster EFT
(5)
Tianeptine
(1)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Invega
(8)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(15)
Wake Therapy
(6)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Lexotan
(9)
Alprazolam
(7)
quetiapine
(5)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(3)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(15)
Hobbioes
(8)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(77)
Synthroid
(92)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Testosterone
(76)
Social Dancing- Blues
(3)
Stop eating sugar
(149)
Vyvanse
(26)
Concerta
(14)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(12)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Nardil
(8)
Krill oil
(26)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Viibryd
(7)
Shiatsu
(39)
Hormonal Birth Control
(14)
Reiki
(35)
Reflexology
(17)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Journaling
(686)
Minocycline
(11)
Citalopram
(62)
aripiprazole
(7)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(24)
Nortriptyline
(17)
Agomelatine
(6)
MAOIs
(6)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(557)
Savella
(15)
Parnate
(15)
Acupuncture
(231)
Resting before bedtime
(363)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(497)
Rhodiola Rosea
(78)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(358)
Marijuana
(32)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(126)
Niacin (megadose)
(34)
Provigil
(94)
Cut down on internet
(82)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(137)
Chiropractic care
(187)
Cold shower
(176)
Pristiq
(28)
5-hTP
(207)
Vitamin D3
(391)
Lexapro
(365)
Mirtazapine
(72)
Zoloft
(491)
SAM-e
(142)
Tyrosine
(59)
Cymbalta
(252)
Desipramine
(36)
Celexa
(272)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(84)
Vitamin B
(621)
Tryptophan
(153)
Magnesium
(381)
Retired
(74)
Imipramine
(53)
Effexor XR
(389)
Reducing red meat consumption
(135)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Zinc
(145)
Masturbation
(455)
Fish Oil
(715)
Chromium Picolinate
(112)
Prozac
(506)
St. John's Wort
(447)
Cigarettes
(141)
Valerian
(97)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(38)
Flaxseed Oil
(233)
Trazodone
(198)
Lithium
(95)
Caffeine
(873)
Effexor
(234)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(72)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(81)
Depakote
(66)
Paxil
(318)
Alcohol
(439)

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