Previously used term:
- Any headache fulfilling criterion C
- Alcohol has been ingested
- Evidence of causation demonstrated by all of the following:
- headache has developed within 3 hours of alcohol ingestion
- headache has resolved within 72 hours after alcohol ingestion has ceased
- headache has at least one of the following three characteristics:
- a) bilateral
- b) pulsating quality
- c) aggravated by physical activity
- Not better accounted for by another ICHD-3 diagnosis.
22.214.171.124 Immediate alcohol-induced headache is much rarer than 126.96.36.199 Delayed alcohol-induced headache. The effective dose of alcohol to cause the former is variable; in people with 1. Migraine it can sometimes be very small while at other times they may tolerate alcohol at the same level as non-migraineurs.