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1. Having in the head a sensation of whirling or reeling about; having lost the power of preserving the balance of the body, and therefore wavering and inclined to fall; lightheaded; dizzy. By giddy head and staggering legs betrayed. (Tate)

2. Promoting or inducing giddiness; as, a giddy height; a giddy precipice. Upon the giddy footing of the hatches. (Shak)

3. Bewildering on account of rapid turning; running round with celerity; gyratory; whirling. The giddy motion of the whirling mill. (Pope)

4. Characterised by inconstancy; unstable; changeable; fickle; wild; thoughtless; heedless. Giddy, foolish hours. Rowe. Giddy chance. Dryden. Young heads are giddy and young hearts are warm. (Cowper)

Origin: oe. Gidi mad, silly, as. Gidig, of unknown origin, cf. Norw. Gidda to shake, tremble.

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Vagus nerve and acupuncture

... loads of medicines for the gastric, burps and throbbings (could be due to slow heartbeat but my heart and arteries are normal). Recently feeling giddy and breathless too. Hope someone can share a positive experience.

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by TMC
Mon May 02, 2011 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vagus nerve and acupuncture
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