Previously used term:
A. Any headache fulfilling criterion C
B. Alcohol has been ingested
C. Evidence of causation demonstrated by all of the following:
1. headache has developed within 3 hr of alcohol ingestion
2. headache has resolved within 72 hr after alcohol ingestion has ceased
3. headache has at least one of the following three characteristics:
b) pulsating quality
c) aggravated by physical activity
D. Not better accounted for by another ICHD-3 diagnosis.
The effective dose of alcohol to cause 18.104.22.168 Immediate alcohol-induced headache is variable, and can be very small in people with 1. Migraine (who, at other times, may tolerate alcohol at the same level as non-migraineurs). 22.214.171.124 Immediate alcohol-induced headache is much rarer than 126.96.36.199 Delayed alcohol-induced headache.