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


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


adjective Inflamed.
adjective Sexually attractive.


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.


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.

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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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World Meteorological Organisation has also said that 2016 could be hotter due to the El NiEo weather pattern, warning inaction on climate change could see temperatures rise by 6 degrees Celsius or more.
amp;nbsp; It's ranked as being 130 times hotter than a jalapeno, according to the Scoville Scale.
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The Wigan Athletic story has captured everyone's imagination and we're really happy to have the support of a prestigious footwear company like Hotter," said Mr Martinez.
Met Office forecaster Andrew Silbey said: "Air from the south, France and Spain is making things hotter here.
While Kahn's book is perhaps overly optimistic about the future of cities and contains some tenuous climate-change predictions, it reflects his unwavering confidence in people's ability to adapt through green innovation and offers cogent recommendations for how we might cope with our hotter future.
Hotter was founded in 1959 by the parents of current managing director, Stewart Houlgrave.
Large areas of the globe are likely to warm up so quickly that, by the middle of this century, even the coolest summers will be hotter than the hottest summers of the past 50 years," said lead author Noah Diffenbaugh, a professor at Stanford University's Woods Institute for the Environment, USA.
Research has shown that British consumers are eating food over 400 times hotter than during the 1960s, reflected in the 20% rise in sales of hot food products over the last year[3].
After her girl next door image in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Anushka perhaps realised that it was easier to get noticed in a hotter avatar.
Although Hotter made his operatic debut as the Speaker in Mozart's Die Zauberflote in Czechoslovakia in 1930, he reached the zenith of his career in the two decades following the World War II--particularly at the Bayreuth Festival, where he sang for 12 seasons starting in 1952.
The hellish forecast for Los Angeles: a summer hotter than last year's record smoker.