5 Tips for Getting Restful Sleep with COPD


Elevate your head for sleeping

Practice some meditative relaxation & deep breathing before bedtime

Use supplemental oxygen at bedtime

Talk to your doctor about medication options

Reserve the last couple of hours before bed to wind down

Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton


Kathi is an experienced consumer health education writer, with a prior career in nursing that spanned more than 30 years — much of it in the field of home health care. Over the past 15 years, she's been an avid contributor for a number of consumer health websites, specializing in asthma, allergy, and COPD. She writes not only as a healthcare professional, but also as a lifelong sufferer of severe allergies and mild asthma, and as a caregiver for her mother with COPD.