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Earworms: A Suggestion for Treatment

A suggestion for the treatment of an earwig, which is an annoying tune that repeats in a loop in the mind. Read More

I get earworms pretty

I get earworms pretty frequently (and don't listen to music very much because of it). Never found that playing the song to its end, slowly or otherwise, was effective; sometimes, though, I can replace it with a less annoying song.

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Fredric Neuman, M.D. is the Director of the Anxiety and Phobia Center at White Plains Hospital.


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