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Shock therapy is an effective treatment for severe depression, especially if the patient cannot take medication and other treatments have been unsuccessful, states Mayo Clinic. Also known as electroconvulsive therapy, sh... More »

Depression is usually treated by psychotherapy or psychological counseling and medications, or a combination of the two, according to Mayo Clinic. While a primary care physician may be able to prescribe depression-fighti... More »

According to HelpGuide, depression treatment varies among patients and often includes a mixed approach between therapy, lifestyle changes and medication. Many people benefit from attending group support sessions. Nutriti... More »

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Electroconvulsive therapy is used to treat depression that is resistant to medications and other treatments, severe depression coupled with psychosis or suicidal tendencies, severe mania, and dementia coupled with agitat... More »

The best treatment for arthritis pain is either medication, therapy, surgery or a combination of multiple treatments, according to Mayo Clinic. Applying hot or cold packs can alleviate the pain associated with arthritis. More »

The most common treatment for a bulging disk as of 2015 is a course of pain medication and exercise, as well as avoiding positions that cause pain, according to Mayo Clinic. Additional physical therapy and, in rare cases... More »

Treatments that exist for osteoporosis include medications such as biphosphates, denosumab and forteo, as well as estrogen replacement therapy for women or testosterone supplementation for men, states Mayo Clinic. Avoidi... More »