Sometimes our bodies try to communicate with us to keep us up to date with your health status, and they can’t talk, but they can hint stuff for us through many signs. One of the ways our bodies communicate with us is through the color of urine. Some colors indicate potential health problems, other colors mean that you are all right and nothing is wrong, so keep reading to find out more.
If the color of your urine is pale straw, then you have nothing to worry about. If your urinal color is dark yellow then it means that you are dehydrated (darker means more dehydrated). Orange color can be a sign of bile ducts or liver problems, also a sign of dehydration, but sometimes it can be because of food coloring.
Sometimes your diet affects the color of your urine. For example, eating blackberries, beets, or rhubarb can make the color of your urine red or pink. If you haven’t eaten any of the mentioned vegetables, then you should see a doctor as soon as possible because that can be a sign of a urinary tract infection, a tumor, kidney disease, or a prostate problem.
If your urine is green tint, then it is probably because of a food culprit, other than that, it can be a potential sign of kidney stones or urinary tract infection. If the color is cloudy white, then it is also a sign of urinary tract infection. If you notice these colors, then you should head to a doctor to seek medical examination.
Another important factor other than color is the smell. If your urine smells like ammonia, then you should drink some water because you are probably dehydrated. If the smell of your urine is strong, then its probably because of urinary tract infection, metabolic disease, diabetes, or bladder infection. If the smell is persistent, then you should see a doctor as soon as possible.
Another thing that you should keep an eye on is the consistency of urine. If your urine is thicker than usual, then it is probably because of an undetected infection. If your urine is cloudy, then it is a sign of kidney stones. Foamy urine can be a sign of protein buildup and kidney issues.