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 Comparison 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
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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.
How To Test Your Urine
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Your Urine color can also be affected by your PH level. You should 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, you can greatly alter the results.
How To Interpret PH Test Results
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Once you have conducted the PH 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.
Again, if you are outside this range, do not panic. Simple changes including foods consumed will assist in improving your results.
How To Do A Urine PH Test Video Tutorial
We have included a video tutorial that shows you how to conduct a PH test at home. Once you have viewed, refer back to the Test Results that we included above. Click Play above to view now ^