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Depression (12,355 members)

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172 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,341)
Spend time with pet
(752)
Play outside
(311)
Music with exercise
(291)
Music Therapy
(159)
Daily aerobic exercise
(163)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(274)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(525)
Art Therapy
(188)
Adequate sleep
(1,252)
Psychotherapy
(488)
Meditation
(591)
Distance walking
(162)
Swimming
(168)
Yoga
(500)
Mindful Meditation
(437)
Talk Therapy
(1,019)
Bibliotherapy
(123)
Massage
(66)
Massage Therapy
(382)
Diet changes
(398)
Group sports
(129)
Breathwork
(199)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(22)
Personal Growth Workshops
(166)
Light Therapy
(210)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(84)
Upbeat Music
(11)
Warm soaking bath
(23)
SSRIs
(803)
Xanax
(224)
Salsa dancing
(32)
Talking with family/friends
(983)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(60)
Adderall
(120)
Volunteer
(68)
Keep daily routine
(507)
Hobbies
(28)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(135)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(18)
Warm shower
(224)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(17)
Dancing to 80s music
(48)
Gardening
(20)
Venlafaxin
(99)
Paleo diet
(16)
Reading Fiction
(16)
Progressive relaxation
(102)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(23)
Morning Ritual/habits
(13)
Redecorating Space
(7)
Relaxation
(802)
Avoid intoxicants
(767)
Klonopin
(124)
Alprazolam
(4)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Sertralin
(105)
Getting dressed/making bed
(13)
Tango dancing
(11)
Qi gong
(9)
Neurofeedback
(49)
Alpha Stim CES
(8)
Quilonum
(4)
Armour
(18)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Thyroxine
(28)
Anafranil
(20)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(11)
Spiritual Healing
(2)
Trevilor
(9)
Tai Chi
(112)
Support Groups
(227)
Housecleaning
(654)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(35)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(1)
Tianeptine
(1)
Invega
(8)
Wake Therapy
(6)
Hobbioes
(6)
Synthroid
(90)
Faster EFT
(4)
Lexotan
(9)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(2)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(2)
quetiapine
(5)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(3)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(15)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Being in a relationship
(166)
Viibryd
(6)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(11)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(14)
Social Dancing- Blues
(2)
Testosterone
(75)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(75)
DL-Phenylalanine
(5)
Stop eating sugar
(144)
Hormonal Birth Control
(11)
Nardil
(8)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(16)
Krill oil
(24)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(4)
Reiki
(33)
Concerta
(13)
Shiatsu
(39)
Vyvanse
(24)
Citalopram
(60)
Marijuana
(29)
Journaling
(681)
Reflexology
(16)
Minocycline
(11)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(17)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(24)
Nortriptyline
(16)
aripiprazole
(6)
Agomelatine
(6)
MAOIs
(6)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(552)
Parnate
(15)
Savella
(15)
Acupuncture
(229)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(491)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(357)
Rhodiola Rosea
(76)
Resting before bedtime
(361)
Provigil
(93)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(123)
Niacin (megadose)
(34)
Cut down on internet
(78)
Chiropractic care
(183)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(135)
Lexapro
(358)
5-hTP
(200)
Pristiq
(28)
Vitamin D3
(381)
Cold shower
(173)
Mirtazapine
(69)
Zoloft
(488)
Desipramine
(35)
Tyrosine
(54)
SAM-e
(140)
Celexa
(269)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(82)
Cymbalta
(249)
Tryptophan
(150)
Vitamin B
(611)
Magnesium
(374)
Retired
(73)
Imipramine
(51)
Effexor XR
(384)
Reducing red meat consumption
(131)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(38)
Zinc
(140)
Masturbation
(449)
Fish Oil
(705)
Chromium Picolinate
(107)
St. John's Wort
(442)
Prozac
(498)
Cigarettes
(139)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(38)
Valerian
(94)
Flaxseed Oil
(228)
Trazodone
(195)
Lithium
(93)
Caffeine
(868)
Effexor
(233)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(77)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(70)
Depakote
(66)
Paxil
(314)
Alcohol
(436)

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