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Table 1 Diagnostic criteria of migraine related to menstruation according to the different editions of the International Classification of Headache Disorders (ICHD)

From: Effect of exogenous estrogens and progestogens on the course of migraine during reproductive age: a consensus statement by the European Headache Federation (EHF) and the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (ESCRH)

ICHD, II edition, 2004
 A.1.1.1 Pure menstrual migraine without aura
  A. Attacks, in a menstruating woman, fulfilling criteria for 1.1 Migraine without aura
  B. Attacks occur exclusively on day 1 ± 2 (i.e. days − 2 to + 3) of menstruation in at least two out of three menstrual cycles and at no other times of the cycle
 A.1.1.2 Menstrually-related migraine without aura
  A. Attacks, in a menstruating woman, fulfilling criteria for 1.1 Migraine without aura
  B. Attacks occur on day 1 ± 2 (i.e. days −2 to + 3) of menstruation in at least two out of three menstrual cycles and additionally at other times of the cycle
ICHD, III edition, beta version, 2013
 A1.1.1 Pure menstrual migraine without aura
  A. Attacks, in a menstruating woman, fulfilling criteria for 1.1 Migraine without aura and criterion B below
  B. Documented and prospectively recorded evidence over at least three consecutive cycles has confirmed that attacks occur exclusively on day 1 ± 2 (i.e. days −2 to + 3) of menstruation in at least two out of three menstrual cycles and at no other times of the cycle
 A1.1.2 Menstrually related migraine without aura
  A. Attacks, in a menstruating woman, fulfilling criteria for 1.1 Migraine without aura and criterion B below
  B. Documented and prospectively recorded evidence over at least three consecutive cycles has confirmed that attacks occur on day 1 ± 2 (i.e. days −2 to + 3) of menstruation in at least two out of three menstrual cycles, and additionally at other times of the cycle
ICHD, III edition, 2018
 A1.1.1 Pure menstrual migraine without aura
  A. Attacks, in a menstruating woman, fulfilling criteria for 1.1 Migraine without aura and criterion B below
  B. Occurring exclusively on day 1 ± 2 (i.e. days −2 to + 3) of menstruation in at least two out of three menstrual cycles and at no other times of the cycle
 A1.1.2 Menstrually related migraine without aura
  A. Attacks, in a menstruating woman, fulfilling criteria for 1.1 Migraine without aura and criterion B below
  B. Occurring on day 1 ± 2 (i.e. days −2 to + 3) of menstruation in at least two out of three menstrual cycles, and additionally at other times of the cycle
 A1.2.0.1 Pure menstrual migraine with aura
  A. Attacks, in a menstruating woman, fulfilling criteria for 1.2 Migraine with aura and criterion B below
  B. Occurring exclusively on day 1 ± 2 (i.e. days −2 to + 3) of menstruation in at least two out of three menstrual cycles and at no other times of the cycle
 A1.2.0.2 Menstrually related migraine with aura
  A. Attacks, in a menstruating woman, fulfilling criteria for 1.2 Migraine with aura and criterion B below
  B. Occurring on day 1 ± 2 (i.e. days −2 to + 3) of menstruation in at least two out of three menstrual cycles, and additionally at other times of the cycle