Nancy Rakela, OMD, LAc
Nancy Rakela, OMD, LAc. has over 25 years of experience in Berkeley, California treating chronic and short term conditions naturally and safely with Traditional Chinese Medicine. She was awarded Best Acupuncturist in the East Bay by the Oakland Tribune and has helped thousands of patients achieve optimal health and become pain free.
The Berkeley Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Clinic was established by acupuncturist, Nancy Rakela, OMD, LAc. in Berkeley in 1985. Our clinic was the one of the first alternative health clinics in West Berkeley.
Discover how acupuncture can help you:
- Frequently Asked Questions About Acupuncture
- Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine Benefits
- Acupuncture Pain Relief
- Optimal Health For Women
- Fertility & Infertility
- Acupuncture Treatment During & After Pregnancy
- Treatment for Allergies, Sensitivities, Sinusitis, Hay Fever & more
- Cancer and Survivorship Support
Learn about yoga
Nancy Rakela, OMD, LAc, is a certified Ananda Yoga teacher. She has been teaching yoga and meditation since 1995. She teaches a yoga postures class in Berkeley every Tuesday.
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There is an initial stage when the virus is trying to attack your immune system. If you pay close attention to your body and boost your immune system just as the virus is taking hold, you can drive it away. When your body feels tired and you have the slightest scratchy throat and maybe a headache, you may be catching a virus and you need to act fast. Also if you have been around other people who are sick, you may be exposed to a virus and you should protect yourself……. . . . → Read More: Secrets for Staying Healthy during the Cold and Flu Season