What does pee say about your health? If urine could talk, it would have plenty to say. We have a Urine Color Chart to check against. View the details now.
What does the color of your pee have to say about your health? Plenty according to the medical profession. There’s a reason that the Doctor asks for a urine and stool sample.
For as long as we can remember it’s been used as an indicator to check on the health of our most inner workings. Today we share this handy information that you can use as a guide between Doctor Appointments.
Pee Color Chart
via Steady Health
This chart from Steady Health is a great place to start. You can use this infographic to compare the color of your urine against those displayed. The healthiest Urine of all is 96% water and is a pale yellow color.
It is said that you should be able to place a paper behind the container and read through it. Only a small amount of waste is present when your urine is this healthy. Many of us suffer from less than perfect urine results and there are many reasons.
Cloudy Urine Causes
via Dr. Axe
If your urine is on the cloudy side, dehydration is one of the common causes. You should also mention this to your Doctor as it could be a sign of Kidney Stones.
This condition affects around 5% of the population and it is the pus in the urine that turns it cloudy. Pregnancy and Diabetes are other common causes as is infection and Gonorrhea.
Your Urine color can also be affected by your PH level. You want to aim to have the right acidity in your body. In many cases, lifestyle and dietary changes can have a positive or negative effect. By reducing certain things in your diet for example, you can greatly alter the results.
You can use PH Strips for this test. They are very accurate and can be used for Saliva or Urine. You can get yours here
We have included a video that shows you how to conduct a PH test at home. Once you have viewed, check out how to understand the Test Results below. Click Play above to view ^
Once you have conducted the test, it’s important that you are able to interpret the results. This infographic is excellent and shows you that the Optimal range is in the 7.0-7.5 range.
If you find your body is too acidic, it’s time to learn the levels of different foods. By knowing your numbers, you can adjust your levels. See what your Poop has to say. View the details here