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Depression (13,508 members)

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177 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,393)
Spend time with pet
(793)
Play outside
(324)
Music with exercise
(311)
Music Therapy
(169)
Daily aerobic exercise
(178)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(294)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(552)
Adequate sleep
(1,290)
Psychotherapy
(522)
Meditation
(619)
Art Therapy
(198)
Swimming
(183)
Distance walking
(177)
Yoga
(518)
Mindful Meditation
(474)
Talk Therapy
(1,073)
Bibliotherapy
(128)
Group sports
(138)
Diet changes
(424)
Massage Therapy
(402)
Massage
(80)
Warm soaking bath
(43)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(90)
Breathwork
(216)
Upbeat Music
(36)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(49)
Personal Growth Workshops
(178)
Volunteer
(84)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Light Therapy
(221)
SSRIs
(843)
Talking with family/friends
(1,024)
Gardening
(37)
Xanax
(244)
Paleo diet
(21)
Morning Ritual/habits
(27)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(148)
Hobbies
(46)
Adderall
(131)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(19)
Keep daily routine
(532)
Progressive relaxation
(113)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
Redecorating Space
(23)
Dancing to 80s music
(52)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(67)
Armour
(22)
Relaxation
(837)
Warm shower
(246)
Tango dancing
(13)
Avoid intoxicants
(798)
Qi gong
(14)
Being in a relationship
(197)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Venlafaxin
(110)
Neurofeedback
(50)
Sertralin
(111)
Thyroxine
(29)
Spiritual Healing
(10)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(26)
Quilonum
(4)
Support Groups
(241)
Tai Chi
(120)
Klonopin
(134)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Salvia Divinorum
(1)
Alpha Stim CES
(10)
methylfolate
(4)
Housecleaning
(678)
Trevilor
(9)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(16)
Faster EFT
(5)
Invega
(10)
Tianeptine
(1)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Wake Therapy
(6)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(13)
Social Dancing- Blues
(4)
Reading Fiction
(37)
Lexotan
(9)
Deplin
(2)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
Hobbioes
(12)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(81)
Vyvanse
(29)
Getting dressed/making bed
(39)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Stop eating sugar
(162)
regular sex with partner
(4)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(40)
Anafranil
(21)
Testosterone
(77)
quetiapine
(9)
Concerta
(14)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(17)
Reiki
(42)
Synthroid
(97)
Alprazolam
(10)
DL-Phenylalanine
(8)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(17)
Viibryd
(7)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(15)
Krill oil
(28)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(5)
Marijuana
(47)
Reflexology
(19)
Journaling
(706)
Shiatsu
(41)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Minocycline
(11)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(578)
Savella
(16)
Parnate
(15)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(29)
Agomelatine
(7)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(510)
Nortriptyline
(19)
Citalopram
(70)
aripiprazole
(8)
Resting before bedtime
(374)
Acupuncture
(240)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(135)
Cut down on internet
(91)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(367)
Provigil
(99)
Hormonal Birth Control
(20)
Rhodiola Rosea
(81)
MAOIs
(10)
Chiropractic care
(194)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(144)
Niacin (megadose)
(37)
Mirtazapine
(77)
Vitamin D3
(415)
Lexapro
(374)
5-hTP
(212)
Cold shower
(183)
Pristiq
(33)
Zoloft
(505)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(98)
Tyrosine
(61)
Desipramine
(36)
SAM-e
(152)
Tryptophan
(158)
Cymbalta
(261)
Celexa
(282)
Vitamin B
(645)
Retired
(80)
Magnesium
(396)
Imipramine
(55)
Effexor XR
(399)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(40)
Reducing red meat consumption
(151)
Zinc
(156)
Masturbation
(472)
Chromium Picolinate
(115)
Fish Oil
(738)
St. John's Wort
(461)
Prozac
(525)
Valerian
(106)
Cigarettes
(150)
Flaxseed Oil
(243)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(42)
Lithium
(98)
Trazodone
(205)
Caffeine
(897)
Effexor
(241)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(77)
Depakote
(69)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(84)
Paxil
(328)
Alcohol
(458)

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