What the urine tells about your health

Did you know how often a person has to go to the toilet to urinate? Up to eight times a day. Healthy urine does not smell (except, of course, you ate asparagus), is clear as water (after all, he is 95% of it) and only slightly yellowish. With the urine you eliminate metabolic products that you can not use or that are harmful to your body. So, if something changes in the color or smell of your urine, then you should be careful. Because this can be a warning signal for various health problems: My urine is deep yellow. This can be a sign of a bladder infection (often accompanied by pain when urinating) or for kidney problems. My urine is suddenly cloudy. As already described, healthy urine is clear and only slightly yellowish. Flakes or cloudiness indicate a urinary tract infection or even venereal diseases such as gonorrhea. My urine smells stinging. You have not eaten asparagus, but does your urine smell intense? Presumably it is a bacterial infection of the urinary tract. My urine smells fruity, sweetish. The other extreme. A sweetish fruit can be an indication of diabetes. The excess sugar is repelled by the body. My urine is foaming. A very clear signal: your urine contains too much protein. In short, one of your kidneys is not working properly. There is also a harmless explanation: after intense exercise, the foaming urine can point to physical strain. If so, the symptoms do not appear after a few hours. If that is not the cause then please check with the doctor. Hypertension, diabetes, a tumor – all this is associated with foaming urine. My urine is brownish. Attention! Blood in the urine does not always express itself in red streaks. Brown discolorations can be old blood, as a result of cystitis or kidney disease. It may also be an indication of dysfunction of the liver, bile or pancreas. There is blood in my urine. Red streaks in the urine mean that you are suffering from a serious inflammation. If you have pain when urinating, then it is probably a bladder infection. But also a kidney infection or kidney stones can lead to traces of blood in the urine. Off to the doctor!