Asking questions might seem quite an ordinary thing to do, but it is a very responsible job, and not always that easy to do
with shy or reticent patients. However, it is necessary to fully understand the person's complaint, its development, how long
it has gone on for, the person's eating and drinking habits, any accompanying aches or pains and how long they last, and
whether it is painful at a specific time of the day. It is also sometimes useful to know the area of the world that they were
born in, also the eating habits of the parents, and whether there are any hereditary tendencies in the family, and if so, how
far back in time these inclinations seem to go....