Color of Urine-Indicator of Your Health

By Jim Berk
Often in my exercise classes, I talk about the importance of drinking water, how it’s good for your organs and muscles and how the color of your urine can indicate whether you’re sufficiently hydrated. Dark colored urine usually indicates dehydration in your body. Sufficient hydration is indicated by mostly clear urine, perhaps with a slight yellowish tint.

Food and medicine can discolor your urine as well; beets can make it reddish or dark brown, carrots can turn it orange and asparagus can color it green.

Having blood in your urine could mean kidney disease or bladder cancer.  A urinary tract infection can cause red or brown coloration.

It’s not just sight, but smell too.  A bad odor can be the result of issues with your liver, kidney or bladder.

Get it checked out if you’re not sure and be aware of your body. Doing so will keep you healthy!
 

Name:
Email:
Subject:
Message:
x

All Samaritas Events

«May 2019»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
293012345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272829303112
3456789
May
23

Port Huron Foster Care Orientation

Provide a safe and loving home to children by becoming a foster parent with Samaritas. Register for orientation by contacting Renee Yancy at (313) 269-7895 or jtayl2@samaritas.org.  All orientations are held at the Samaritas Port Huron Office: 312 Superior Mall, Port Huron, MI...
May
23

Port Huron Foster Care Orientation

Provide a safe and loving home to children by becoming a foster parent with Samaritas. Register for orientation by contacting Renee Yancy at (313) 269-7895 or jtayl2@samaritas.org.  All orientations are held at the Samaritas Port Huron Office: 312 Superior Mall, Port Huron, MI 48060
May
23

Kalamazoo Foster Care Orientation

Join us to learn more about becoming a foster parent! A 2-3 hour orientation will give you all you need to take the next steps! RSVP to Patty Nikolich, at 269-270-7150 or pniko@samaritas.org. Our office address is 4341 S. Westnedge Ave. Suite 2000, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.
1234Last