Patient Education

May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Basic Stretching

Stretching is very important for flexibility, range of motion and injury prevention. I recommend incorporating stretching into your day routine as well as your daily workouts. […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Chair Exercises for Flexibility

Physical activity and exercise are good for your health at any stage of your life. I’ve consistently seen the enormous benefits of appropriate levels of exercise […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Core Strengthening

When we talk about strengthening the core body muscles, we are talking about your abdomen and back – your trunk.  It is important to keep these […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Breathing for Stress Reduction

I have practiced Kundalini yoga and breathing techniques for many years to reduce my body’s stress responses and to improve my overall vitality and well-being. Deep […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Stress Reduction

Reducing the impact of stress in the lives of my patients is a cornerstone of my Integrative Cardiology practice. When we encounter a stressful situation, hormones […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Calming Mantram

The mantram (or Mantra) is a tool for calming the mind.  Mantram stands for a word, or short phrase, that you repeat silently to yourself.  The […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Exercise Using a Therapy Ball

Working out with an Exercise (Therapy) Ball helps develop overall muscle tone for your entire body with a low-impact workout. Specific other benefits can include rehabilitating […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Chakras

We’ve all heard about chakras from yoga instructors, television programs, metaphysical and crystal shops, and those providing healing energy work. Often, they talk opening chakras to […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Affirmations for the Bach Flower Remedies

I enjoy using Bach Flower Remedies. I believe they help incorporate positive energy and intention into our being – especially when their manner of use involves […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Exercise Cautions for Injuries

Regular exercise is essential to your health and wellness, but the idea of “pushing through” injuries with exercise is a bad idea.  If you have an […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Lifestyle & Mind-Body Techniques for Blood Pressure Reduction

As an integrative cardiologist for more than 20 years, I’ve continually seen dramatic positive health results when patients shift lifestyle behaviors. Controlling high blood pressure is […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Mindful Eating

As an Integrative cardiologist, I take a holistic approach to patient care, which includes assessments of lifestyle behaviors and recommendations for improve their health, healing outcomes […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is a surprising complex process, regulated by our thoughts, hormones (such as melatonin), and environment (such as light exposure).  There are many reasons why someone […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Calories Expended

Here’s my handy chart for Calories Expended During Exercise These are average calories expended in 1 hour at a moderate level of intensity. 175-lb person Aerobics […]
May 1, 2017

Dr. Mimi Guarneri Chair Exercises for Strength and Balance

Physical activity and exercise are good for your health at any stage of your life. A combination of activities such as walking, strength training, and specific […]