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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.

You can read more here (

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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Anyway, someone else who was getting hot under the collar this week was my lovely husband Mark - mainly because I've been cooking up some of my spicy creations like my favourite Sloppy Giuseppe Omelette Pizza (opposite).
Men were the most likely to reach for the off switch - with 51% of them willing to get hot under the collar to save cash, compared with 29% of women.
Yes, after several weeks of seeing D-list celebs getting very hot under the collar while attempting to prepare sumptuous dishes, we're about to find out which of them has stood the kitchen heat better than the rest.
Still, she had another bash and heaved again at the unmoving door - and the task was getting her hot under the collar.
Of course, football is a passionate game, long may it remain so, and of course, it's natural to get hot under the collar about what folk see as injustices, but this is the essence of sport and contrary to what Nigel Clough says it is more mature to turn the other cheek and walk away.
EVERY now and then the teaching unions get hot under the collar and fire off letters of complaint, suggesting the Sunday Mercury simply doesn't like teachers.
And he said there is no need to get hot under the collar and shout at staff like many of the nastier celeb chefs do.
Anyone can make a mistake, and in this case the cops got it wrong, but what got me hot under the collar is not the false accusation, but the fact that the alleged offence had taken place only an hour earlier and for the paltry sum of 20 quid.
If you start getting hot under the collar the minute you enter the lingerie department, or if basques, balconettes and bustiers bring you out in a cold sweat, help is at hand.
If I read another article describing him in glowing terms as a future England manager I'll get so hot under the collar I might spontaneously combust.
This is just a silly season story that has no basis in fact and a lot of people are getting hot under the collar for no reason at all.
And the 22-year-old has admitted watching all those Hollyoaks babes - including blonde beauty Elize du Toit and leggy Ali Bastian - dancing to his music in their skimpy outfits got him hot under the collar.