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2. Dark Yellow Urine

The color of your urine can indicate whether you are dehydrated. When you are adequately hydrated, your body discharges clear urine with a tinge of yellow. However, concentrated, dark urine is a telling sign of dehydration. At a loss of 3% body fluid, the urine becomes prominently yellow. At 5%, urine is chardonnay-colored. Any more than this is classified as severe dehydration and urine could be orange in color. It is important to note that dark yellow urine can also be a sign of liver conditions such as hepatitis A.

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