Complementary or alternative treatments imply herbal and vitamin supplements, relaxation techniques (yoga, mindfulness meditation, tai chi), acupuncture. It is still unknown, whether vitamins and herbal medicine is effective. Natural herbal supplements may have aftereffect and food or drug interactions. So be careful with them. Acupuncture implies the usage of thin needles for certain areas of your body as a therapy. But be sure to find a qualified professional for this. Relaxation techniques alleviate the symptoms of depression, they decrease stress, make you be in high moods. You may try deep breathing, yoga, meditation and muscle relaxation.