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You can lie in different positions to help clear your lungs. To help
drain mucus from the back of your lungs, lie on your stomach. Place two or
three pillows under your hips. Use a small pillow under your head if it helps
you feel more comfortable. Place your arms by your head. Use belly
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Ken Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonology
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