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Name: Dr. Charlotte Bech, M.D

Bio: Charlotte Bech graduated as a medical doctor from the University of Copenhagen. She has previously worked as a surgeon in Gentofte Amtssygehus in gastrointestinal surgery, and as a medical doctor in the area of hematology at the most renowned referral hospital in Denmark (Rigshospitalet), and in the field of internal medicine/obstetrics in Tennessee, in the USA. She has taught medical sciences at the medical school in Copenhagen for several years. She is currently running a private clinic in Copenhagen Denmark, supplementing modern medicine with Ayurveda, and she has given more than 30.000 ayurvedic consultations. She writes as a columnist in several national magazines, and she is the author of several books on topics of Ayurveda. She is Vice President for the European Ayurveda Medical Association (EURAMA), she is on faculty for Maharishi Invincible Nation University, and she is teaching courses for other medical doctors on Maharishi Ayurveda.

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How long have you been practicing Ayurveda? 
For more than 30 years.

Where/when did you first come across it?
I started practicing yoga at age 10 and from there I became familiar with Ayurveda.

What is your one top tip for people who want to introduce Ayurveda into their lives?
Go to bed a little earlier than usual.

How would you describe Ayurveda in one sentence?
yurveda is common sense - systematised in a manner that enables us to detect and correct imbalances.