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Old 03-17-2012, 04:11 AM   #1
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unusual symptom: song stuck in head

just wondering if anybody experience this:

http://www.migraine-aura.org/content/e27891/e27265/e42285/e42290/e42613/e43898/index_en.html
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Old 03-17-2012, 07:07 AM   #2
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

It's not an unusual symptom at all. Many people, including myself, had this during w/d.
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Old 03-17-2012, 07:10 AM   #3
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

It goes with drug withdrawal! Been there!
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Old 03-17-2012, 08:28 PM   #4
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

I had this many times during withdrawal and during my worst waves. It drives you crazy sometimes but it's pretty harmless.
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Old 03-17-2012, 09:12 PM   #5
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

If it was just songs stuck in my head all the time, I'd be happy
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Old 03-17-2012, 11:04 PM   #6
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

That happened to me even without drugs. It's called an "ear worm". The only antidote I have found is a song of equal or lesser power such as Disney's "It's a small world".
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Old 03-18-2012, 09:03 AM   #7
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

But I LOVE having a song in my head! They are always there, I wake up with one. They keep me company and make me feel happy. The only time I did not like it was one day last summer when the 'tune de jour' was Copa Cabana - yuck ....
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Old 03-18-2012, 10:58 AM   #8
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

Today my song is the opening theme for the kids show Veggie Tales..."If you like to talk to tomatoes...if a squash can make you smile...."
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Old 03-18-2012, 11:20 AM   #9
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

I get songs stuck in my head all the time, and I'm long past withdrawal. For some reason it's usually an annoying one that I don't even like.
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Old 03-18-2012, 12:07 PM   #10
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

I Constantly have a song playing in my head...Lately it's been the same song by The Sundays It does switch but this one is the most recent one to stick...well until aberdeen got that darn veggie tales song in my head...lol..my kids used to fall asleep to that movie years ago...Love them lil veggies
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Old 03-18-2012, 07:47 PM   #11
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

I would nto say that is weird., I get thoughts stuck in my head and can't let go till I figure them out. I have had this since the W/D started off and on.
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Old 03-19-2012, 03:01 AM   #12
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

I think everyone gets this.

A friend of mine regularly posts what her one for the day is on Facebook - which means everyone else starts hearing it too.

Over here, they recommend singing "God Save the Queen" to get rid of it. It does work, but it's tough going for a staunch republican like me!
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Old 03-19-2012, 04:10 AM   #13
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

I've had this all or almost all my life. Even as a kid.

In fact, I had it much, much more when I was a kid - and not on any medications. (Hmm... except antihistamines, that is.)

But now I'm having trouble getting Barry Manilow (Copacabana) out of my head. Sheesh. Don't fall in love, don't fall in love...

Oh, I so don't need that right now. (You don't want to know...)

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Over here, they recommend singing "God Save the Queen" to get rid of it. It does work, but it's tough going for a staunch republican like me!
LOL. Can you change the lyrics a tad when you sing it? (Just not out loud - unless you're sure everyone within hearing range is also a republican!)

(Not suggesting what you should change them to. That's up to you. But I'm hearing it in that deep Richard Burton voice lol.)
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:24 AM   #14
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Re: unusual symptom: song stuck in head

LOL TTGW - her name was Lola .........
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Old 03-22-2012, 03:56 AM   #15
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(Not suggesting what you should change them to. That's up to you. But I'm hearing it in that deep Richard Burton voice lol.)
TTGW - Your love for RB is a wonderful thing. Sadly, if you ever heard me speak you'd be sadly disappointed. We don't all talk like that if afraid. Quite a lot of us drink like RB mind, but not me!
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Now - doing OK, but have anxiety and various withdrawal symptoms. Biggest problems are sweating (affects my work) and tinnitus.
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