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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 ReviewerKen Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonology
Current as ofMay 23, 2016
Current as of:
May 23, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Ken Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonology
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