How to Read Your Pee

Posted on 2/24/2010 | Comments ()
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Learning to read your urine can save your life - and Dr. Oz is showing you how. Here's what you need to know about your pee.

  1. Volume - The average person outputs about 1-2 liters of urine a day. If you're urinating more than that, it could be a sign of diabetes. If you're urinating less than a liter, it's indicative of dehydration. 
  2. Color - The dehydration chart is used to determine how hydrated you are. Additionally, abnormal color in your urine can be a sign of a much larger problem. For example, red urine means that you are secreting blood and you should see a doctor immediately.
  3. Cloudiness - This can suggest the presence of proteins in the urine, and this can sometimes suggest a problem in the kidneys.

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