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You can lie in different positions to help clear your lungs. To help
drain mucus from the front of your lungs, lie on your back. Make sure your
chest is lower than your hips. Put two or three pillows under your hips. Use a
small pillow under your head if it helps you feel more comfortable. Keep your
arms at your sides. Use belly breathing.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerHasmeena Kathuria, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Current as ofMarch 25, 2017
Current as of:
March 25, 2017
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Hasmeena Kathuria, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
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