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How much diindolymethane (DIM) should I take?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
People who are at a normal, healthy weight should take 100 mg per day. Take 200 mg instead if you are overweight or have significant health concerns because of PMS, menopause, chronic inflammation or a family history of cancers. Always speak with your doctor first.

While seeking the right supplement, look for DIM complex as an active ingredient. Also, some recommend looking for a product that also contains black pepper, which increases absorption.

Don’t take this if you are currently on a cancer treatment regimen. DIM may interact with one of the medications you’re taking. Women who are pregnant or lactating should avoid this supplement because there is insufficient safety evidence.

This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com.

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