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Depression (13,972 members)

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178 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Exercise
(1,421)
Play outside
(335)
Spend time with pet
(814)
Music with exercise
(322)
Music Therapy
(180)
Daily aerobic exercise
(184)
Daily natural sunlight exposure
(310)
Adequate sleep
(1,315)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
(564)
Swimming
(192)
Psychotherapy
(534)
Meditation
(636)
Distance walking
(186)
Art Therapy
(204)
Yoga
(526)
Mindful Meditation
(491)
Talk Therapy
(1,096)
Bibliotherapy
(132)
Massage
(87)
Group sports
(141)
Laughing (like funny videos/shows)
(69)
Diet changes
(438)
Warm soaking bath
(54)
Massage Therapy
(412)
Upbeat Music
(52)
Anti-inflamatory whole foods diet
(95)
Breathwork
(223)
Volunteer
(91)
Morning Ritual/habits
(39)
Personal Growth Workshops
(182)
Salsa dancing
(36)
Talking with family/friends
(1,042)
Hobbies
(59)
SSRIs
(857)
Redecorating Space
(31)
Gardening
(47)
Sleep hygiene maintenance
(159)
regular sex with partner
(17)
Xanax
(249)
Light Therapy
(228)
Spiritual Healing
(18)
Paleo diet
(24)
Adderall
(133)
Transdermal Estorgen/Progestin Therapy
(20)
Warm shower
(264)
Dancing to 80s music
(57)
Keep daily routine
(547)
Progressive relaxation
(119)
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN)
(20)
Relaxation
(860)
Being in a relationship
(213)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
(68)
Avoid intoxicants
(812)
Tango dancing
(13)
Qi gong
(14)
Sertralin
(114)
Armour
(23)
Neurofeedback
(51)
suffering from pseudoscience
(4)
Klonopin
(139)
Hobbioes
(18)
Venlafaxin
(112)
Support Groups
(252)
Quilonum
(4)
Tai Chi
(121)
Wake Therapy
(7)
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
(27)
Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
(3)
Thyroxine
(32)
Photonic Stimulation
(1)
Marplan
(1)
Infrared brain stimulation
(1)
Alprazolam
(15)
Faster EFT
(6)
Alpha Stim CES
(11)
Tianeptine
(2)
Salvia Divinorum
(2)
Trevilor
(9)
Housecleaning
(696)
Invega
(10)
Reading Fiction
(49)
methylfolate
(6)
Social Dancing- Blues
(6)
sipralexa (escitalopram oxalate)
(13)
Depo-Testosterone 200mg injections (2x/month)
(4)
Volunteer on mental health call line
(18)
Deplin
(2)
Standardized Turmeric Extract 475mg Curcuminoids
(2)
Lexotan
(9)
Stop eating sugar
(168)
Vyvanse
(29)
Cynomel / Cytomel
(25)
Deep Brain Stimulation DBS
(4)
Viibryd
(9)
Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
(40)
Anafranil
(22)
Testosterone
(80)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
(85)
Reiki
(43)
Concerta
(14)
Synthroid
(100)
Mucuna pruriens powdered seed
(2)
Getting dressed/making bed
(54)
Relora (magnolia bark)
(18)
DL-Phenylalanine
(9)
Doxepin (Aponal, Deptran, Sinquan)
(15)
quetiapine
(10)
Methyltetrahydrasulfate
(5)
Marijuana
(56)
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECT
(18)
Krill oil
(29)
Journaling
(718)
Shiatsu
(41)
Nardil
(10)
Milnacipran (Ixel)
(18)
Minocycline
(11)
Citalopram
(72)
Savella
(16)
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
(589)
Resting before bedtime
(387)
Reflexology
(20)
Regular eating times (at least 3x a day)
(524)
Parnate
(15)
discontinue hormonal birth control
(29)
Agomelatine
(7)
Cut down on internet
(101)
Nortriptyline
(20)
Acupuncture
(246)
aripiprazole
(9)
Cannabis (Sativa)
(372)
Lamictal (Lamotragine)
(138)
Provigil
(101)
Hormonal Birth Control
(21)
Rhodiola Rosea
(85)
Psychiatric inpatient care
(148)
Chiropractic care
(199)
Pristiq
(34)
Mirtazapine
(77)
Lexapro
(381)
Vitamin D3
(430)
Watching emotional or spiritual movies
(109)
MAOIs
(11)
Cold shower
(189)
5-hTP
(217)
Niacin (megadose)
(41)
Tyrosine
(62)
Desipramine
(37)
Zoloft
(514)
SAM-e
(156)
Cymbalta
(268)
Tryptophan
(162)
Vitamin B
(662)
Retired
(83)
Celexa
(287)
Imipramine
(57)
Reducing red meat consumption
(157)
Effexor XR
(405)
Magnesium
(410)
Zinc
(165)
Masturbation
(489)
Chromium Picolinate
(117)
Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
(42)
Fish Oil
(758)
Prozac
(534)
St. John's Wort
(473)
Valerian
(112)
Cigarettes
(163)
Flaxseed Oil
(245)
Lithium
(99)
Risperidone (Risperdol)
(44)
Trazodone
(211)
Caffeine
(916)
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
(80)
Depakote
(72)
Effexor
(246)
Amitriptyline (Elavil)
(88)
Paxil
(336)
Alcohol
(471)

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