Local school bringing awareness to dangers of concussions

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - By: Dan Parrott

The dangers of concussions are gaining more attention throughout the nation and one local school is trying to educate students and parents about the signs of having a concussion.

St. Ursula Academy is putting on the seminar to teach the symptoms of concussions and how to treat them.

Common symptoms are:

●       Blurred Vision

●       Difficulty Balancing

●       Headaches

●       Nausea

●       Confusion

●       Amnesia

Experts say that proper rest is the most important thing when suffering from a concussion; students should not do any physical activity or any activities that require mental concentration.

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