This may sound a little strange or funny for you but it is actually really important. A lot of people are not aware that the color of the urine is actually telling a lot about our health. So take a look at your urine better from now on.
The things that can be seen with the color are connected with your diet, hydration, type of food that you consume, infections or other things.
So, keep reading to find out what the color of the urine actually means.
So, usually, the urine of one healthy individual should be clear to bright yellow. The urine is yellow in color because of the pigment that is called urobilin. So, if the color is bright yellow or even clear then that means that you are well hydrated, and if the yellow color is darker then that means that you need to drink more water.
If you are having a kind of cloudy urine then that may be due to some phosphate in it and that can be the reason for forming kidney stones. However, if this is happening for a longer period then we are talking about some kind of infection. If the situation does not improve go to your doctor.
This kind of color usually means that you have changed your vitamins of medications, however, if this is not the case then visit your doctor to see the problem.
There are some medications that can make your urine be orange. Also, some kind of food has the same effect, for example, if you have too many carrots, vitamin C or beets. Also, if the color is dark orange, almost brown then that may indicate that you have bile in it. However if the above mentioned is not the case then go to your doctor.
This can also be a consequence of the consummation of some medications, beans or rhubarb. However, this may also be an indication of some problems with the liver so don’t wait and consult with your doctor.
All of us have to agree that the urine does not smell nice however you will notice if there is a change in the smell definitely. Usually, the smell results from having coffee or asparagus, but if you haven’t then it is time to go to your doctor.
This as well can be happening due to the consummation of some medications or some kind of food like rhubarb, blueberries or anything that is reddish. However, it may also mean having blood in your urine which is a sign for infection so visit your doctor to solve the problem.
So, you see, you can tell a lot from the urine, right?! The best thing to do is drink a lot of water, try to eat properly and take a better look at the color or your urine.