Jamison Starbuck, ND

Jamison Starbuck, ND, a naturopathic physician in family practice and producer of Dr. Starbuck’s Health Tips for Kids, a weekly program on Montana Public Radio, MTPR.org, both in Missoula. 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. DrJamisonStarbuck.com.


Keep Your Bladder Healthy

If you're age 50 or older and haven't had a bladder infection, count yourself lucky. The reality is that these…


Quick Fixes for Indigestion, Constipation and More

If you've got a bellyache due to indigestion, constipation or a stomach virus, try these quick natural fixes...


A Better Way to Take a Tablet

Some medications can be formulated to be taken under the tongue. Here's why these sublingual medications might be helpful for you.


5 Simple Things You Can Do to Guard Against Food Poisoning

If you’ve suffered through a bout of food poisoning once, you know you’ll never want to do that again! Here, easy steps you can take to stay healthy.

Skin Disease

Natural Ways to Treat Psoriasis

Psoriasis is difficult to treat. Affecting about 2% of the population, the condition is an overproduction of new skin cells.…


These Natural Remedies Can Heal a Leaky Gut

If you’ve got celiac disease, food allergies or an autoimmune bowel disease, such as Crohn’s disease or inflammatory bowel disease,…

Foot Health

Natural Fixes for 3 Common Foot Problems

Foot problems are hard to ignore. When your tootsies are unwell, something as simple as shopping for groceries becomes a…


These 3 Medicinal Weeds Improve Your Health

Every spring, when the dandelions poke their yellow heads out of the soil, I smile with gratitude. This hardy, and…

Alternative Treatments

Best Natural Cures For Canker Sores And Fever Blisters

When he came to see me, Dave complained of painful sores in his mouth and on his lips. When I…

Special Occasions

Healthier Dishes to Serve This Thanksgiving

This year, why not make Thanksgiving not only delicious but also a health-boosting experience that’s truer to the origins of…

Diseases & Conditions

Surprising Castor Oil Cures

Mention the words “castor oil” and most people will turn up their noses. That’s because castor oil is widely known…

Diseases & Conditions

Natural Fixes for 4 “Hot Spots”

Most of us have an “Achilles’ heel” or “hot spot” with regard to our health—an area of the body that…


5 Natural Summertime Cures

Summer means sunshine and lots of outdoor activities. It also means insect bites, sunburn, heat exhaustion, swimmer’s ear and pain…

Body Odor

Beat Body Odors Naturally 

“Stinky feet” can be cute in a toddler, but for most of us, smelly body parts are something we’d rather…


Sleep Better with a Partner

No one will dispute the value of a good night’s sleep. But when it comes to the effect that our…

Retirement Living

Surprise! Retirement Is Good for Your Health

For years, we’ve heard dismal statistics about retirement and health. Keep working as long as you can, we’re told, because…


Fatigue: The Cortisol Connection

If you feel wiped out all the time, you’ve probably tried all the obvious solutions—such as getting more sleep and…

Diseases & Conditions

The Embarrassment Trap

“I’m just so embarrassed about this!” is a phrase that most doctors hear often. I always offer some reassurance, but…


My 3 Favorite “Ho-Hum” Herbs

Too often, there’s an assumption that the newest and most advanced medical treatments are the best. But in my experience,…


Try a “Fresh Air” Cleaning

No doubt about it, I am a fresh air freak. My doors and windows are always open when the weather’s…