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Ω

1. The 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet, omega.
2. Symbol for ohm.

Ω

/Ω/ ohm.

Ω

symbol for ohm.

omega

[ōmē′gə, ōmā′gə, om′əgə]
Ω, ω, the 24th letter of the Greek alphabet.

omega

The 24th letter in the Greek alphabet.

Pronunciation 
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, oh MEE guh
Medspeak-US: pronounced, oh MAY guh

OMEGA

A permutation of reiki in which a healer is believed to be capable of transferring healing energy without physical contact with the patient.

o·me·ga

(ō-mā'gă)
1. Twenty-fourth and last letter of the Greek alphabet (ω, Ω).
2. Ohm.

Ω

, ω
Omega (qv)

omega

the twenty-fourth and last letter of the Greek alphabet, Ω.

omega protein
topoisomerase I of Escherichia coli.

Patient discussion about omega

Q. Is Omega 3 fatty acids helps brain development of babies? There are all sorts of food supplements that add omega 3 to their baby formula. Is it helpful? Can it harm?

A.

I found a nice video with a pediatrician that explain that exactly!!

http://www.5min.com/Video/Omega-Oil-in-Formula---Good-or-Bad-6067

Q. I heard that omega 3 is good for autoimmune diseases- is that true? I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, and I take all sort of anti inflammatory drugs. And I heard I can take omega 3 and I’ll be able to cut down the medication.

A. According to studies Omega 3 fatty acids have anti inflammatory effects and a lot of other helpful qualities. Here is a some articles I found about it. Any way you should consult your doctor maybe for you specific- it won’t help. But here it is:
http://www.jacn.org/cgi/content/abstract/21/6/495

Q. Does Omega 3 help to get rid of headache?

A. omega 3 fatty acids are a building material of "resolvins" which are anti inflammatory substances. so if the headaches are caused by inflammations- it can reduce then. but it won't "get rid" of them. you have to eliminate the cause for the inflammation.

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