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DIM (DIINDOLYLMETHANE)
by BioResponse

DIM 75 - 75 mg. x 90 capsules
DIM 150 - 150 mg. x 60 capsules

  • IN MEN - BLOCKS ESTROGEN AND BOOSTS TESTOSTERONE
  • IN WOMEN - STABILIZES ESTROGEN LEVELS AND IMPROVES ESTROGEN METABOLISM

Men, are you looking for an effective, non-prescription anti-estrogen that will also raise your free testosterone levels? BioResponse's patented DIM is an outstanding version of diindolylmethane. DIM150 is a very safe supplement for men with no associated side-effects when taken at the recommended dosages. DIM75 is often recommended for women entering menopause (perimenopause) to restore their hormonal balance.

Diindolymethane (DIM) is the active ingredient in the naturally-occuring phytochemical compound known as indole-3-carbinol. Many studies have proved that i3c lowers estrogen receptor activity. However, i3c is not particulary stable and breaks down quickly. Therefore, the i3c found on stores' shelves may not be very effective. DIM is very stable, but its major drawback is its extreme insolubility. BioResponse has overcome the insolubility problem through a patent-pending sustained-release nutrient delivery system that makes DIM150 and DIM75 absorbable.

In a nutshell, testosterone naturally converts to estrogen, which breaks down into so-called "good"and "bad" estrogen metabolites. DIM increases the ratio of good to bad estrogen metabolites, resulting in lower bad metabolites, with different results for men and women.

In men, DIM's effect on estrogen tells the hypothalamus to produce LH (lutenizing hormone) which results in the maintenance or even improvement of natural testosterone levels. Moreover, DIM interferes with the activity of the estrogen receptors - basically blocking them - which raises the testosterone to estrogen ratio. Not only that, DIM causes more testosterone to be freed from the sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) protein. More unbound testosterone means better moods, higher sex drive, and better muscle building and bone-strengthening results from workouts. Since certain prohormones - like androstenediol, etc. - force the body to produce more testosterone (and thus break down to estrogen), DIM is an ideal supplement to use along with them. DIM may also reduce the chance of prostate enlargement due to the presence of estrogen. For men using anabolic steroids, DIM functions like a cross between the prescription drugs Clomid (occupies estrogen receptors and boosts LH) and Arimidex (blocks conversion of estrogen to testosterone). Many athletes have reported success in controlling existing gynecomastia with DIM.

In women, DIM seems to stabilize hormonal levels as they enter menopause. It also appears to be effective for post-menopausal women taking hormone replacement therapy by improving estrogen metabolism. Among DIM's other benefits for women are less chance of undesired weight gain, or breast or uterine cancer.

DIM has other possible benefits for all users: fat burning and increased insulin sensitivity (which can help nutrient uptake).

Recommended use: women normally use 150 mg. once daily - if too strong, then 75 mg. Men use 150 to 300 mg. (1 to 2 capsules) once a day; if you are not in training, 1 capsule per day should be sufficient.