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Depression (12,930 members)

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173 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,369)
Spend time with pet
(775)
Play outside
(315)
Music with exercise
(303)
Music Therapy
(165)
Daily aerobic exercise
(171)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(285)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(538)
Psychotherapy
(506)
Meditation
(604)
Adequate sleep
(1,273)
Art Therapy
(192)
Distance walking
(167)
Swimming
(176)
Yoga
(512)
Mindful Meditation
(457)
Talk Therapy
(1,048)
Bibliotherapy
(127)
Group sports
(133)
Massage Therapy
(393)
Massage
(73)
Diet changes
(414)
Upbeat Music
(25)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(86)
Breathwork
(208)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(35)
Personal Growth Workshops
(172)
Salsa dancing
(34)
Warm soaking bath
(33)
Light Therapy
(218)
Volunteer
(76)
SSRIs
(825)
Talking with family/friends
(1,006)
Hobbies
(36)
Adderall
(127)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(64)
Xanax
(236)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(143)
Keep daily routine
(521)
Paleo diet
(19)
Qi gong
(11)
Morning Ritual/habits
(22)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(18)
Warm shower
(238)
Dancing to 80s music
(50)
Venlafaxin
(105)
Tango dancing
(12)
Gardening
(29)
Progressive relaxation
(109)
Relaxation
(821)
Avoid intoxicants
(786)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(24)
Redecorating Space
(14)
Armour
(21)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Klonopin
(130)
Neurofeedback
(49)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(12)
Sertralin
(107)
Spiritual Healing
(6)
Quilonum
(4)
Being in a relationship
(183)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
Thyroxine
(28)
Tai Chi
(116)
Invega
(9)
Trevilor
(9)
Housecleaning
(669)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(16)
Support Groups
(234)
Faster EFT
(5)
Reading Fiction
(26)
Getting dressed/making bed
(26)
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
(8)
Hobbioes
(8)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(39)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
quetiapine
(6)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Anafranil
(21)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(77)
Stop eating sugar
(155)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Social Dancing- Blues
(3)
Testosterone
(77)
Concerta
(14)
Reiki
(39)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Vyvanse
(27)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(13)
Nardil
(8)
Synthroid
(94)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Krill oil
(27)
Viibryd
(7)
Shiatsu
(39)
Reflexology
(17)
Journaling
(694)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Minocycline
(11)
Citalopram
(64)
aripiprazole
(7)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(565)
Hormonal Birth Control
(17)
Acupuncture
(235)
Marijuana
(37)
Parnate
(15)
Savella
(15)
Nortriptyline
(18)
MAOIs
(7)
Agomelatine
(7)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(27)
Resting before bedtime
(369)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(503)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(361)
Rhodiola Rosea
(79)
Cut down on internet
(89)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(130)
Provigil
(95)
Niacin (megadose)
(36)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(137)
Chiropractic care
(190)
Mirtazapine
(74)
Vitamin D3
(400)
Lexapro
(367)
Pristiq
(30)
5-hTP
(208)
Cold shower
(179)
Zoloft
(495)
SAM-e
(147)
Tyrosine
(60)
Cymbalta
(254)
Desipramine
(36)
Celexa
(275)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(88)
Vitamin B
(631)
Tryptophan
(154)
Magnesium
(386)
Imipramine
(54)
Effexor XR
(394)
Retired
(75)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Zinc
(150)
Reducing red meat consumption
(141)
Masturbation
(461)
Chromium Picolinate
(114)
Fish Oil
(726)
St. John's Wort
(452)
Prozac
(514)
Cigarettes
(147)
Valerian
(101)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(40)
Flaxseed Oil
(238)
Trazodone
(199)
Lithium
(96)
Caffeine
(884)
Effexor
(238)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(74)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(83)
Depakote
(67)
Paxil
(321)
Alcohol
(450)

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