#1175: MM- The Importance of Urine Color

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By Judy Gaman, Walter Gaman, MD; Mark Anderson, MD; Judy Gaman, and Wellness Expert. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Could the color of your urine be a clue to your health? This is Judy Gaman and this is your Stay Young medical minute. It’s important to notice the color and opacity of your urine. This simple observation can hold keys to your overall health. Urine should be light yellow and clear. When it’s cloudy or discolored, it could be a sign of illness. Cloudy urine is often a sign of infection, so is blood in the urine. Blood may also be a sign of a kidney stone. If your urine is darker than usual it may simply mean you need to drink more water, but brown urine can be a serious sign of liver problems and you need to seek medical attention. The lesson here is to pay close attention to what you’re body’s trying to tell you. This Stay Young Medical Minute is brought to you by Executive Medicine of Texas, a leader in preventative and proactive medicine. Learn why patients from around the globe trust Executive Medicine of Texas to their health. Visit EMTexas.com that’s EMTexas.com

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