robert, dr. sears says the ideal aa/epa ratio is 1.5. you need to get an aa/epa blood test in order to find out where you are now and verify whatever you are doing is around 1.5.
there is an eicosanoid status report link on the following page:http://drsears.com/ZoneResources/ta...fault.aspx
if you can't do the blood test, you could start out with 4 caps and then up the dose to +2 caps and then review your eicosanoid status report. you can keep adding until your report indicates you are taking too much.
i recommend that you get dr. sears anti-inflammatiion zone book - it is a good read and covers all this information, and more, in more detail than i can.
you have found the right place - and that is the first step to long term success. glad to have you on board.