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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.
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adjective Inflamed.
adjective Sexually attractive.
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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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"When you want to get the information out quickly, and you can't be there to deliver it yourself, HotFoot provides the ideal solution," commented Bob Greene, chairman and chief executive officer of Digital Lava.
A Hope Street Association spokeswoman said: ``The theme for this year's Hotfoot concert is literally world-embracing.''
Hotfoot 2004, run each year by arts group the Hope Street Association,enab les classical performers to play on stage with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
NEXT week's Hotfoot onHope Street concert -the eighth such midsummer event -combines the themes of Liverpool as the Capital of Culture, world in one city,as well as host of the year long 2004 Faith In the City festival.
BARBADOS (7nts, s/c) May 15-June 15, Gatwick, pounds 449, Hotfoot Holidays (0871 222 5823); DUBAI (2nts, b/b) May 18, Gatwick, pounds 499, Advantage Travel Centres (0870 444 3493); CYPRUS (7nts, h/b) May 19, Gatwick, pounds 419,
Germany and Liverpool star Dietmar Hamann, a keen racegoer, is expected to hotfoot it from the match to be at the fixture the following day, despite the fact that one of the horses he part-owns, 1999 German Derby winner Belenus, has been rerouted to run the following Saturday in Turkey.
With plenty to see and do, on Friday you can explore an abundance of specialist plant and craft stalls, see all of the displays and be entertained by the Hotfoot Jazzmen.
NEW YORK (2nts, s/c) until June 15, pounds 399, Heathrow, Hotfoot Holidays (0871 222 5823); GAMBIA (14nts, b/b) Tues, pounds 349, Gatwick (; MALAGA (14nts, s/c) May 14, pounds 319, B'ham, Eclipse (08705 01 02 03).
AFTER a morning in the sheep rings, and a quick change of clothes, Doris Jones dashed hotfoot to a presentation ceremony run by NFU Cymru and Principality Building Society.
KEFALONIA (7nts, s/c) Sat, pounds 495, Gatwick,pounds 400 Hotfoot Holidays (0871 222 5823); FUERTEVENTURA (7nts, a/i) May 5, pounds 399, East Mids, Eclipse Direct (08705 01 02 03); DOM REPUBLIC (7nts, a/i) May 9, pounds 385, Gatwick, Odyssey Worldwide (0870 429 4242).
After conning his way into the affections of the British male population and the pants of the female population, he managed to hotfoot it from Mexico just before swine flu struck.
Heathrow, pounds 299, Hotfoot Holidays (0871 222 5823); BULGARIA (7nts, h/b) May 10, Glasgow, pounds 260, Eclipse Direct (08705 01 02 03); PORTUGAL (3nts, s/c) May 1-31, Gatwick, pounds 296, Advantage Travel.