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Earworms (songs stuck in head)

(3 Posts)
SaucyJack Mon 20-Jan-14 20:52:05

Really really really plagued with this at the moment. I have terrible trouble getting to sleep due to the music constantly "playing" in my head, and even when I do drift off, often it's so loud that it wakes me up again.

I just can't switch my bloody brain off.

Does anybody else suffer with it, and do you have any tips to help?

By the way, I can't exercise right now or take sleeping pills (8 months pg) and I certainly can't do my usual thing off getting pissed when I need peace and quiet from myself.

JenBehavingBadly Mon 20-Jan-14 20:55:23

Yes all the bloody time. Strangely, listening to quiet music helps.

I have a very soft classical tune on my ipod and put it on very quiet repeat. It works to disrupt the earworm and I can get to sleep.

kazzawazzawoo Wed 22-Jan-14 23:11:23

I get this all the time, to the extent I thought there's something wrong with me. I try to think of something nice or count to 500 in my head but it doesn't often work.

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