Stress is a pressure that the body and mind endure, which, over time, can create compound issues, including but not limited to panic disorder, asthma, allergies, and heart and stroke risks.
You are not alone. Everyone experiences despair and needs help getting to a brighter place, so you are not a freak or a loser. You are a tender human being who needs some loving attention paid to your thought processes right now.
It all began when I was 9 years old and I choked on a piece of meat.