Jamison Starbuck, ND

Jamison Starbuck, ND, is a naturopathic physician in family practice in Missoula, Montana, and producer of Dr. Starbuck’s Health Tips for Kids, a weekly program on Montana Public Radio, MTPR.org. She is a past president of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and a contributing editor to The Alternative Advisor: The Complete Guide to Natural Therapies and Alternative Treatments.

The Good Medicine of Onions
Nutrition

The Good Medicine of Onions

Jamison Starbuck, ND | February 9, 2024

When I was 6 years old and suffering with a bad cold, my mother told me that my grandfather always…

Winter Wellness
Home

Winter Wellness

Jamison Starbuck, ND | December 15, 2023

Improve your health this winter by fine tuning your approach to cold-weather activities. Most people understand the risks of summertime…

Natural Medicine and Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Respiratory

Natural Medicine and Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Jamison Starbuck, ND | November 4, 2023

There has been a lot of talk recently about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), recognized since 1956 as a mild respiratory…

Support Your Local Beekeeper and Boost Your Health
Nutrition

Support Your Local Beekeeper and Boost Your Health

Jamison Starbuck, ND | September 4, 2023

I live in a farming community, and among my favorite visitors are honey bees. They live in a great stack…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Digestive

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Jamison Starbuck, ND | July 2, 2023

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic condition of the lower gastrointestinal tract. It’s the most common diagnosis made by…

Pet Therapy

Pet Therapy

Jamison Starbuck, ND | May 4, 2023

Humans have long healed ills by connecting with animals. In 1792, Quakers working in England recorded the benefits patients gained…

Spring Fever
Wellness

Spring Fever

Jamison Starbuck, ND | April 8, 2023

Is spring fever a real illness or just a quaint way to excuse the atypical behavior we find ourselves doing…

Beat the Mid-Winter Blues
Mental Health

Beat the Mid-Winter Blues

Jamison Starbuck, ND | January 5, 2023

If winter finds you a bit down in the dumps, you are not alone. Studies show that more than 5…

Battling Bunions

Battling Bunions

Jamison Starbuck, ND | December 8, 2022

A slightly goofy word that connotes pain and deformity, bunion is derived from the Greek word for turnip. It’s a…

Diverticular Disease
Diseases & Conditions

Diverticular Disease

Jamison Starbuck, ND | November 8, 2022

If you are over 60, there’s a good chance you have pouches in the walls of your intestines (called diverticula).…

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

Jamison Starbuck, ND | September 7, 2022

At age 5, I first learned about poison ivy while sitting in my grandmother’s kitchen sink having my little legs…

Bug Bites: Prevention and Treatment

Bug Bites: Prevention and Treatment

Jamison Starbuck, ND | July 5, 2022

When summer rolls around, many of my patients ask how to prevent bug bites. Some folks claim that eating a…

The Natural Way

The Natural Way

Jamison Starbuck, ND | June 4, 2022

Antibiotic Resistance Antibiotic resistance is a problem for everyone. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is one of several bacteria that cause…

Natural Medicine Travel Kit

Natural Medicine Travel Kit

Jamison Starbuck, ND | May 10, 2022

I love my natural medicine travel kit and firmly believe that no family should be without one. Use it to…

Back to School Safety Across Generations
Aging

Back to School Safety Across Generations

Jamison Starbuck, ND | November 4, 2021

Every year, I put together a back-to-school protocol to help children and their families succeed with the exciting, yet always…