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hot

 
1. characterized by high temperature.
2. radioactive; particularly used to denote the presence of significantly or dangerously high levels of radioactivity.

hot

(hot)
1. characterized by high temperature.
2. radioactive; particularly used for the presence of significantly or dangerously high levels of radioactivity.

hot

Medspeak
adjective Inflamed.
 
Sexology
adjective Sexually attractive.

HOT

Cardiology A trial–Hypertension Ongoing Trial designed to:; (1) determine the optimal target diastolic BP, and (2) assess whether low-dose aspirin ↓ cardiovascular M&M in Pts with HTN. See Antihypertensive, Felodipine, Hypertension, J curve phenomenon.

hot

adjective Inflamed

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Q. How Can Hot Flashes Be Treated? I am 62 years old. I have been experiencing hot flashes recently that really bother me. How can this be treated?

A. The problem of hot flashes is experienced by many women undergoing menopause. Until recent years, the main treatment offered, was the hormonal replacement therapy. Nowadays, this treatment is considered a bit problematic, therefore it is recommended to start with alternative options of treatment- a variety of natural supplements are available to try. It is also believed that dietary changes may relieve hot flashes. This includes avoiding caffeine, hot drinks, chocolate, spicy or hot foods and alcohol. Certain herbs are also believed to help.

Q. Hot flashes while on tamoxifen - is there anything to do? Hello, Last year I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and after surgery and radiation, I was given tamoxifene. In the beginning it was OK, but now I have hot flashes. Usually I can to hold my self until It passes, but some times (like during work) it’s just so bothering- is there anything I can do to make these flashes go?

A. Just a short update, I took Riki's advice and went to see my doctor a couple of days ago - now I just have to wait and see if the medicine he gave me will do the trick.

Q. Does any one have any suggestions for hot flashes? Soy is prohibited.

A. Hi,

There are several options. First you can try to dress appropriately, exercise regularly refrain from certain foods, coffe and smoking. There are several dietary supplements that may curb your hot flashes such as black cohosh.

You can read more here (http://www.mayoclinic.com/print/hot-flashes/HQ01409/METHOD=print).

There are also medications to treat this condition (such as hormones, anti-depressant etc.) but they require prescription. You may consult your doctor to see what the best option for you is.

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The familiar red, white and blue RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon made its debut at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in 1978, when a RE/MAX Region Owner based in Albuquerque thought of putting RE/MAX in the sky.
Today the RE/MAX balloon fleet is recognized as the largest corporate hot air balloon fleet in the world with 108 balloons in 26 countries on six continents.
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Sharjah: Sharjah Police are investigating a hot air balloon accident that happened on Friday and left three tourists injured, Gulf News has learnt.
The hot air blown on the sheet vaporizes water, which cools the air temperature slightly.
Materials 12 x 18" (31 x 46 cm) white drawing paper, pencils, colored pencils, template pattern of hot air balloon shape, newspaper, brown paper towels, tag-board, wheat paste, 12" balloons, tempera paint, brushes, markers, string, small paper or plastic cups, awl
Each sits under a dome of hot air, known as an urban heat island, that can produce clouds and thunderstorms.
Speaking of hot air, President Clinton, voiceless from partying all night with his fiftieth-birthday bride, barely broke a sweat on global warming.
Hot Air is a compellingly infuriating read: Even as Kurtz sets out to critique "the triumph of talk," he epitomizes the smug, dismissive, domineering, and pseudo-objective perspective that people hate about Big Journalism.