Urine is often considered disgusting, and this may be true when we consider it to be liquid waste from our body rejected in the form of urination. And if all this is obviously not glamorous, we can nevertheless take advantage of the colour of our urine, because by interpreting it well, we can learn more about our health than we think. This is what doctors have done for centuries to know the condition of their patients. Differences in texture, odor or even color are signs sent by our bodies which sometimes underline deficiencies. A healthy urine is light yellow and does not have a strong odor. Also, here is how to interpret the condition of your urine if it does not fit into these criteria.
1) Your urine is a dark colour like honey
Your urine may appear darker than it usually is. This may mean that you are suffering from dehydration.
Moreover, urine serves to eliminate toxins from the body and holding it in too long may also be a possible cause for this darker color.
2) Your urine is transparant
Color may be related to dilution of urine: if you drink more, the urine will be more diluted and therefore clearer; If you don’t drink a lot, the urine will be less diluted and darker. You may drink too much water. Overconsumption is not good for the kidneys that struggle to keep up with the rhythm you inflict on them. Excess water can be difficult to eliminate and eventually it can cause health problems such as an imbalance in the sodium level of your blood. Consume recommended amounts of water.
3) Your urine is brown like port
One might think that it is because you drink too much coffee that the urine is brown, but it is not. Of course, it can happen that diet affects color (a massive consumption of beans or rhubarb can cause a brown color), but again, the dark tint may be due to lack of hydration. This may also indicate that the body is in the midst of a battle against a virus or bacterium. Therefore, be vigilant and go to your doctor if this continues, to ensure that it is not an infection, a kidney or liver problem.
4) Your urine is foamy and looks like scum
If you were bursting to pee then, the presence of foam is understandable. However, if you see this foam several times in a row, it may indicate that your diet is too high in protein or that your kidneys have deficiency problems so be aware of them. This can also sometimes be related to the products you use that cause a reaction.