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Team Matrix SYSTEM DESCRIPTION EDUCATION LICENSE/CERT? Allopathy Medical doctor (MD). Performs surgery, orders lab and diagnostic studies, writes prescriptions. Has hospital privileges. Four years medical school after college, followed by residency of three to six years. Fellowships may follow residency but are optional. Licensed by state upon passing a series of three national exams. Board certification upon passing a national exam and complete required residency. Ayurveda Healing system of India. The five elements (ether, air, fire, water, and earth) are organized within the three doshas (vata, pitta, kapha). Imbalance in doshas disrupts flow of prana (life energy). Diet, detoxification, meditation, massage, and yoga balance the doshas. Five-year university degree in India. There are a few schools in U.S. that offer certification courses. Some MD and DO naturopaths may take a course and be certified, but in U.S., primarily lay, unregulated practitioners. Licensed in India; Only
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