Cath Gamester has suffered for two years from a condition that repeats festive songs in her head.
The 84-year-old suffers from a condition known as 'musical ear syndrome' and as a result she has had to endure having songs such as 'Silent Night' repeat over and over in her head non-stop for two years. The problem began after she started taking anti-depressants following the death of her sister. There is currently no known cure.
"When I woke up in the morning I heard music and it was God save the Queen," she said of the first time she heard the music. "I thought it was next door because it was going on and on. I went out the back door, I went out the front door, I went out to see if there was any music being played everywhere, I was thinking where is it coming from ?"
The problem is particularly problematic at this time of year due to the number of Christmas songs being played.
"A tormented pensioner has described how her rare brain condition of 'musical ear syndrome' has caused the festive song Silent Night to play repeatedly in her head for two YEARS."
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Source: Yahoo! News
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