Sometimes it’s dark yellow, sometimes it’s almost kool-aid orange, and sometimes it looks like plain water – yes, you guessed it – your pee! The color of your urine can actually determine a lot about your health!
Okay, so you might be asking yourself why the color of your pee even matters, right? Well, there are lots of reasons actually! You can even diagnose a multitude of medical issues just by assessing your yellow fluids – or is it even yellow? Well, whatever color it is, here’s what it means for your health.
The Cleveland Clinic released a chart regarding the colors of your urine! You can see it below. Although deciphering whether or not your pee is healthy is not at all hard. If your pee has a reddish hue to it, you should probably contact a urologist immediately. It could be a sign of blood in the urine and could be an indicator of liver disease, or severe dehydration.
You’re in the clear if your pee is clear! See through or transparent urine is a good indicator of high health. Clear pee shows that your body is properly hydrated, however, there is such thing as too much water. If your urine looks like water, it can be a sign of over-hydration. People’s pee is most commonly a darker yellow color!
Keeping a check on your health is crucial for a long-lasting, healthy life. Keeping a close eye on your urine can prevent you from suffering from lots of health issues! Catching any health ailments early can save your life, and it might just be your pee that warns you first.