Not sure if this is on topic for this site but I'll give it a go.
I have been a 'musician' for around 16 years. I started with guitar playing, went onto college and got a degree in composition, all the while practising my guitar playing and composing digitally for several hours a day. So you could say, I'm a lover of music. Additionally, I truly love (not just like) many styles. I love contemporary classical, gypsy jazz, EDM, metal-core, Spanish & Greek traditional and a few other styles.
Anyway, recently (the last year or so) I have a big problem. Whenever I listen to a song or album I really enjoy, the songs get stuck in my head (earworm) for several days or even weeks at a time. I know this doesn't sounds like a big deal, but it is literally 24/7, I wake in the night with the song in my head and it gives my migraines and affects my everyday life.
This happens with most styles, and now I have simply subjected myself to a music fast, this seems to be the only way to alleviate it.
But this is no fun, it means I can never discover and love new music again, for fear it will plague me for weeks on end.
Is there anything I can do to continue listening to music without this side-effect?
If it helps or is relevant, I suffer with misophonia.