Depression can feel like a prison, making relationships, thinking, and even daily activities seem impossible. Nearly everyone has experienced the symptom of depression at one time or another. But what many people forget in the depth of their pain is that depression is at its core — a symptom. It’s a sign that something isn’t working quite right in your brain.
We’re often judged by the clothes we wear. Your clothes may be the deciding factor on the first impression you make, landing a new job, or getting that promotion at work. Your cells also have “clothing” – a dynamic, specialized layer of sugars called the glycocalyx. As scientists learn more about this gel-like layer, they are also realizing its far-reaching roles in human health.