Getting started
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Getting started

Most people who use positive airway pressure therapy agree that it takes some getting used to. But they also say it’s worth it. Like anything new, you’ve got to give it time. One person compared it to wearing a hat—strange at first, but second nature after a while. Here are some topics to help you get on the right track with therapy, even before you start using your equipment.



Setting up your equipment

Knowing how to set up your therapy system correctly can make all the difference to your treatment. ResMed can help you get started.

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Using a humidifier

Using a humidifier can make a positive difference to your therapy comfort and experience. Find out how.

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Think positive

Starting therapy might seem a little daunting at first. Use our helpful tips to manage unhelpful thoughts and behavior, and take positive action during therapy.

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The benefits of therapy

It’s important to continue therapy even if it’s difficult to get used to at first. Once you start to feel the benefits, you’ll never look back.

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Finding the right mask for you

Just like people’s faces, masks come in different shapes and sizes. ResMed can help you find a mask to suit your face and lifestyle.

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Your therapy basics

Get some handy information on the how, what, where and why of your therapy and equipment.

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Register your product

Do you have a ResMed product? Register it with us and take advantage of all the extra service and support we can provide.

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Getting used to treatment

Small adjustments can make a big difference to your therapy. Here are some tips to help you get used to treatment.

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If it’s taking you longer than expected to get used to treatment, please talk with your doctor about your concerns.