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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.

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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Definition 3: For a multicast tree [T.sub.g], Hotness [??] is defined as the hotness of [T.sub.g].
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While the northern and east northern parts of are the most to accept solar energy as they are more exposed to the hotness of the sun.
The fastest growing apartment markets, according to the market hotness index, are, in order, Orlando, Florida; Austin, Texas; Las Vegas; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Sacramento, California; Dallas; Madison, Wisconsin; Seattle; and Phoenix (see Figure 4).
To understand the phenomenon of hotness, one must understand something of the extraordinary transformations in the concept of patronage that define the economics of art in the late twentieth century.
And for your first IG tutorial--THROWBACK--ang patunay na noon pa man, ibang level ang hotness ko!
The warning signs of breast cancer are a "persistent lump in the breast that may feel different from another breast tissue, one or more lumps in the armpit, changes in breast shape or size, breast skin changes such as redness, dimpling, hotness, visible veins or itching, nipple changes such as nipple turning inward, scaling or abnormal discharge, and nipple pain", she pointed out.
The beautiful actress makes you realize how she's the perfect choice for Karisma Kapoor and even her hotness quotient seems to have overshadowed Taapsee Pannu in the film.
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Comedy hotness and naughtiness as Graham's guests include the hilarious Melissa McCarthy from Bridesmaids ('I'll take first watch') as well as pretty boy Jude Law.
The kissing ignited hotness in one of the episode of the realtiy show but no matter how close the two seemed to be, it did not pan out to any form of romance.