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Diindolylmethane (DIM) is a natural compound formed in the body when the digestive system breaks down indole-3-carbinol, a substance found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts. DIM is known for its potential health benefits, particularly in supporting hormonal balance.

It’s especially known for its ability to influence estrogen metabolism in the body. It’s believed that DIM supports estrogen metabolism by promoting the conversion of more potent forms of estrogen into less potent forms. This balancing act can be beneficial for both men and women by potentially reducing the risk of estrogen-related health issues.

DIM Complex benefits

Dietary indole compounds exert a strong protective effect on breast, cervix, and prostate tissue, which are most susceptible to undesirable estrogen metabolites like 16-alpha-hydroxyestrone. Indoles support healthy steroid hormone metabolism and help guide estrogens toward more protective estrogen metabolites like 2-hydroxyestrone.

Dietary indoles also support liver detoxification, reduce DNA damage, and support healthy cell cycles. Women or men with estrogen-related health conditions may especially benefit from increasing their indole intake.

As a dietary supplement, DIM is available in various forms, such as capsules or tablets. It’s often used as a natural approach to support hormone balance, particularly in conditions where estrogen levels may be a concern, such as premenstrual syndrome (PMS), menopause symptoms, or conditions related to estrogen dominance.

DIM may support the body with: 

Before adding DIM supplements or any new dietary supplement, please consult with your Wellness Way clinic, especially if you have existing health conditions or are taking medications, to ensure it’s suitable and safe for your situation. Finding a good, quality supplement that delivers what’s promised on the label isn’t easy. To find our recommendation, visit The Wellness Way store. 

DIM Complex bottleRemember, the Swiss watch of the body’s systems is a delicate balance! For more information, to test your systemic functions, and to discover possible triggers, contact a Wellness Way clinic. We can help you understand how your body is functioning and the best ways to support it!

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Disclaimer: This content is for educational purposes only. It’s not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your Wellness Way clinic or personal physician, especially if currently taking prescription or over-the-counter medications. Pregnant women, in particular, should seek the advice of a physician before trying any herb or supplement listed on this website. Always speak with your individual clinic before adding any medication, herb, or nutritional supplement to your health protocol. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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