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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.

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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4C was recorded in Trawsgoed, Wales yesterday - almost 1C hotter than the previous high which was set in 1946.
Hotter managing director Peter Taylor said: "We are a unique business with our own factory and customer service centre based in Lancashire, over a million customers around the world, more than 75 Hotter stores across the UK, one in South Africa and further ones planned internationally.
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Speaking on the occasion, Padukone, a south Indian herself, joked that the 47-year-old actor looked hotter because she helped him drape the garment.
TEHRAN (FNA)- In a bit of cosmic irony, planets orbiting cooler stars may be more likely to remain ice-free than planets around hotter stars.
Contrary to the common belief August had the highest temperatures of the year, that was just a result of high humidity which made the air feel a lot hotter, he said.
SCOTLAND was hotter than some of the world's top holiday spots yesterday.
Legislation that would allow hotter radioactive waste in a West Texas dump passed the House on Wednesday.
They are more than 200 times hotter than a jalapeno and can reduce even avid curry fans to tears, causing mouth blisters and burns.
It was the UK's warmest day of the year so far - and today is forecast to be even HOTTER.
Climatopolis, by Matthew Kahn, professor at UCLA's Institute of the Environment, is a provocative and, at rimes, humorous book about how the world's cities will cope with a hotter future.
THE parent company of footwear specialist Hotter Shoes has marched back into profit as it expands its chain of high street stores.