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Dixarit for Hot Flashes
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Gordon
My life has finally changed for the better!
I am a 40 year old man, I am active, have a great career and have a great life all in all. Throughout my entire life I have suffered from terrible blushing. Without a doubt it impacted my life because I would shy away from situations because even when I would say something funny for example, I would blush and then everybody would laugh at me and I would blush even more. Over the years I have gained a lot of confidence and have to a certain extent learnt to live with the blushing and just accept it. Although it is never easy. I do a lot of public speaking as well. Over the last few years, due to the nature of my job, I have become anxiety ridden. I would go into meetings and would have to fight to control sweating and blushing, but was not sure which triggered which first. I have avoided interviews for years now for this very reason. The final straw was when I went for a haircut and had a sweating attack and looked at myself in the mirror and my face was scarlet and drippiing wet. I decided there and then to do something. Left the hair salon, looked on the internet for something to stop hot flushes and found Dixarit. I walked into a pharmacy and was given Menograine which is a generic of Dixarit. I have taken two per day every morning since then and my life has changed over night. I no longer blush and becasue I am no longer worried about that I have no longer got the anxiety and becasue I no longer have the anxiety I am no longer breaking out in a sweat. I have no idea how a tablet as small as this can have such a profound effect. Twice yesterday I had to step out of meetings and both times when I went back in, the entire room was waiting for me with a question. Normally that would set off blushing, anxiety and sweating. Yesterday I walked in, got confonted with a question and I could make a joke, speak loudly and confidently and do my job with no fear. So, if you have run out of options, try it. Ignore all the comments about how it doesn't work and this and that, just take a leap of faith and see if it works for you. I am pretty sure it will. I read about it and found that most people take two in the morning to start. I did just that. I now take one in the morning and one in the evening. It is an amazing transformation of my life.

bca.ns.ca
Hi Kaye,I take Dixarit .025 MG 2 tablets twice a day - it do...
" Hi Kaye, I take Dixarit .025 MG 2 tablets twice a day - it doesn't eliminate the hot flashes but at least I'm ...couldn't... "

www.drugs.com
elderly mother was prescribed Dixarit for hot flashes and...
" My elderly mother was prescribed Dixarit for hot flashes and night sweats, after ...was probably just checking your estrogen and progesterone levels to begin with and... "

www.steadyhealth.com
i have been taking dixarit for 6 mts or so and about 3wwks...
" i have been taking dixarit for 6 mts or so and about 3wwks ago they stopped working im up all night tearing my blankets and... "

bca.ns.ca
ll. The gyne put me on dixarit after 6 weeks too. because it...
" ...went well. The gyne put me on dixarit after 6 weeks too. because it is not estrogen based. it didn't work great so I am dealing with hot flashes daily. but it... "

ehealthforum.com
y doctor has prescribed dixarit, I think it is c...
" Perimenopause My doctor has prescribed dixarit, I think it is called but I haven't taken it yet but I might yet. I am not sure if I want to go that way yet, I am not sure which is the... "

www.dailystrength.org
I've been on dixarit for about 5 weeks now and have noticed...
" Hi - I've been on dixarit for about 5 weeks now and have noticed a slight improvement in hot flushes at night. Don't get ...that may have helped. Hadn't had a period for 4 months until this week when... "

www.dailystrength.org
d can I come off Dixarit without weaning myself? Thanks fo...
" ...some advice here!! Have been takin Dixarit for three weeks now with ...intolerable................anything else I shoud do and can I come off Dixarit without weaning myself? Thanks for any replies... "

www.ukfibromyalgia.com
lieve menopausal hot flushes and this was working fine...
" ...30mg. The problem is I'm finding excessive sweating a real issue and today has just been a nightmare. I also take Dixarit to relieve menopausal hot flushes and this was working fine until I started... "

xarit about 18 months ago. Made me feel nauseous and ge...
" ...sounds like 'Catch 22'. I was prescribed Dixarit about 18 months ago. Made me feel nauseous and generally yuk and I didn't persist with it long enough to find out if it worked on the hot flushes.... "

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Gordon
My life has finally changed for the better!
I am a 40 year old man, I am active, have a great career and have a great life all in all. Throughout my entire life I have suffered from terrible blushing. Without a doubt it impacted my life because I would shy away from situations because even when I would say something funny for example, I would blush and then everybody would laugh at me and I would blush even more. Over the years I have gained a lot of confidence and have to a certain extent learnt to live with the blushing and just accept it. Although it is never easy. I do a lot of public speaking as well. Over the last few years, due to the nature of my job, I have become anxiety ridden. I would go into meetings and would have to fight to control sweating and blushing, but was not sure which triggered which first. I have avoided interviews for years now for this very reason. The final straw was when I went for a haircut and had a sweating attack and looked at myself in the mirror and my face was scarlet and drippiing wet. I decided there and then to do something. Left the hair salon, looked on the internet for something to stop hot flushes and found Dixarit. I walked into a pharmacy and was given Menograine which is a generic of Dixarit. I have taken two per day every morning since then and my life has changed over night. I no longer blush and becasue I am no longer worried about that I have no longer got the anxiety and becasue I no longer have the anxiety I am no longer breaking out in a sweat. I have no idea how a tablet as small as this can have such a profound effect. Twice yesterday I had to step out of meetings and both times when I went back in, the entire room was waiting for me with a question. Normally that would set off blushing, anxiety and sweating. Yesterday I walked in, got confonted with a question and I could make a joke, speak loudly and confidently and do my job with no fear. So, if you have run out of options, try it. Ignore all the comments about how it doesn't work and this and that, just take a leap of faith and see if it works for you. I am pretty sure it will. I read about it and found that most people take two in the morning to start. I did just that. I now take one in the morning and one in the evening. It is an amazing transformation of my life.

bca.ns.ca
Hi Kaye,I take Dixarit .025 MG 2 tablets twice a day - it do...
" Hi Kaye, I take Dixarit .025 MG 2 tablets twice a day - it doesn't eliminate the hot flashes but at least I'm ...couldn't... "

www.drugs.com
elderly mother was prescribed Dixarit for hot flashes and...
" My elderly mother was prescribed Dixarit for hot flashes and night sweats, after ...was probably just checking your estrogen and progesterone levels to begin with and... "

www.steadyhealth.com
i have been taking dixarit for 6 mts or so and about 3wwks...
" i have been taking dixarit for 6 mts or so and about 3wwks ago they stopped working im up all night tearing my blankets and... "

bca.ns.ca
ll. The gyne put me on dixarit after 6 weeks too. because it...
" ...went well. The gyne put me on dixarit after 6 weeks too. because it is not estrogen based. it didn't work great so I am dealing with hot flashes daily. but it... "

ehealthforum.com
y doctor has prescribed dixarit, I think it is c...
" Perimenopause My doctor has prescribed dixarit, I think it is called but I haven't taken it yet but I might yet. I am not sure if I want to go that way yet, I am not sure which is the... "

www.dailystrength.org
I've been on dixarit for about 5 weeks now and have noticed...
" Hi - I've been on dixarit for about 5 weeks now and have noticed a slight improvement in hot flushes at night. Don't get ...that may have helped. Hadn't had a period for 4 months until this week when... "

www.dailystrength.org
d can I come off Dixarit without weaning myself? Thanks fo...
" ...some advice here!! Have been takin Dixarit for three weeks now with ...intolerable................anything else I shoud do and can I come off Dixarit without weaning myself? Thanks for any replies... "

www.ukfibromyalgia.com
lieve menopausal hot flushes and this was working fine...
" ...30mg. The problem is I'm finding excessive sweating a real issue and today has just been a nightmare. I also take Dixarit to relieve menopausal hot flushes and this was working fine until I started... "

xarit about 18 months ago. Made me feel nauseous and ge...
" ...sounds like 'Catch 22'. I was prescribed Dixarit about 18 months ago. Made me feel nauseous and generally yuk and I didn't persist with it long enough to find out if it worked on the hot flushes.... "

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