The client has had diarrhea, extreme weakness and shivers for three days and she does not know whether she is improving or getting worse. She read somewhere that if such symptoms persist for more than three days she should see a doctor ? indeed reasonable and advisable.

Question: I feel very sick. Should I see a doctor?

Answer: The chart shows that you will recover spontaneously.

Advice: If your intuition tells you strongly to see a doctor go do it. Otherwise, wait another day. If you still feel bad tomorrow go see a doctor then.

Outcome: She woke up the next day with most symptoms gone, a significant improvement. It turned out that there was no need to see a doctor after all.