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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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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.
Staff at a Warwickshire company will be getting hot under the collar after securing a contract to distribute sexy lingerie.
Etiquette: Putnam sometimes gets hot under the collar if the caller says something he doesn't agree with.
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COMIC legend Stan Boardman got hot under the collar as he got in training for a foodie fundraiser.
The pots are getting hot under the collar because the kettles are threatening to tax the vast bonuses that have been earned for conspicuous failure.
That's the tough message from Tamworth Borough Council as it emerged binmen are being verbally and physically abused as residents get hot under the collar over rubbish and recycling collections.
CLASSIC FM got all hot under the collar and described Mike Oldfield's new symphonic set as "a Planets for the 21st century".
PRIESTS are getting hot under the collar over plans to make them refuse to marry illegal immigrants.
Singer Keisha revealed that she gets hot under the collar when she sees a man wearing clean white socks and shiny footwear.