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dizzy heights

1. A phrase used to discuss an impressive level of success. "Dizzying heights" can be also be used. Primarily heard in UK. Your company will never reach such dizzy heights if you don't devote your full attention to it.
2. A phrase used to describe a high or extreme degree of something. "Dizzying heights" can be also be used. Primarily heard in UK. Why are our profits now so much lower than the dizzying heights they reached last month?
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dizzy heights

BRITISH or

dizzying heights

COMMON
1. You use dizzy heights or dizzying heights to talk about a very high level of success. She had first known such dizzy heights in the 1960's when she became one of the top exponents of black American music. She was a poor girl propelled to the dizzying heights of fame by a group of powerful agents. Note: This expression is sometimes used ironically to say that someone has not achieved very much at all. After three and a half years, I had reached the dizzy heights of assistant account handler.
2. You use dizzy heights or dizzying heights to talk about a very high amount or level of something. The Dow Jones has scaled the dizzy heights to reach 10,000. The cost of oil imports reached dizzying heights before falling back and rising again in 1990. Note: This expression is sometimes used ironically to say that something is not at a very high level. The meat content of the pie can soar to the dizzy heights of 25 per cent.
See also: dizzy, height

dizzy

mod. stupid; scatterbrained. Who is that dizzy dame?
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I had this treatment in a clinic and I found dizziness was cured in one session and my unsteadiness and loss of balance has never returned.
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There is, however, a unifying element: Because dizziness significantly increases the risk for falls and injuries, it is definitely not to be ignored.
However, there are specific kinds of dizziness that are in fact deadly or could also be an indicator of cancer.
However, there are particular types of dizziness that are actually lethal or can even be an indicator of cancer.
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Andrew Clements, of Leicester Balance Centre, said: "Whether dizziness is a one-off or a longer-lasting problem, nearly everyone improves or at least is able to manage their symptoms with treatment.
With an estimated lifetime prevalence of 17% to 30%, (1) dizziness is a relatively common clinical symptom, but the underlying cause can be difficult to diagnose.
There are many ways to explain fleeting faint spells and waves of dizziness, and often the causes are harmless - though 'attacks' can be alarming.
It is not uncommon for people suffering from dizziness and/ or vertigo to consult an eye care practitioner with complaints about their vision.
Many elderly patients with chronic neck pain and concomitant non-specific dizziness or unsteadiness consult chiropractors and other practitioners who perform spinal manipulative therapy (SMT).
What you need to figure out is whether a patient is talking about dizziness or whether he feels some type of symptom when he's walking, seated or lying down," says Neil Cherian, MD, a neurologist with Cleveland Clinic's Neurological Center for Pain.
The FDA is approving Northera under the accelerated approval program, which allows for approval of a drug to treat a serious disease based on clinical data showing that the drug has an effect on an intermediate clinical measure (in this case, short-term relief of dizziness) that is reasonably likely to predict the outcome of ultimate interest (relief of dizziness during chronic treatment).
Washington, March 6 ( ANI ): A bedside electronic device that measures eye movements can successfully determine whether the cause of severe, continuous, disabling dizziness is a stroke or something benign, according Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers.
Objective: Dizziness and vertigo were common but nonspecific symptoms of vertebrobasilar insufficiency (VBI), while out-of-date VBI has been falsely considered the major cause of dizziness symptoms by many clinicians in China.