Carlos Santana Collapses Onstage Due to ‘Heat Exhaustion’

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It's just a matter of doing it slowly. I didn't eat or drink fluids, so I became got dehydrated and passed out." the legendary musician posted on his Facebook page.

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Carlos Santana fell off the stage during his performance in Michigan on Tuesday night.

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The Grammy Award-winning musician said the guitarist aged 74 had been suffering "heat exhaustion and dehydration"

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When he was struck by an emergency medical situation during the performance in the Pine Knob Music Theatre in Clarkston in Michigan, which is about 40 miles to the west of Detroit.

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The thing is, authenticity. There was something special about this song, and the way that you seemingly casually revealed to us what you've been through."

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The manager of Santana, Michael Vrionis, the musician was taken to an emergency room for an evaluation which he said is "doing well."

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"He was walking, playing and all of a sudden went down," concert-goer Janet Brown told The Detroit News.

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The following in the evening Santana later that evening, Santana posted the latest information about his health status to the official page on Facebook. 

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"Thank you for your precious prayers," Santana wrote. "Just relax and enjoy the moment.

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I didn't eat or drink water , and I was got dehydrated and passed out. I wish you all the best and blessings. everyone."

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The footage from the concert uploaded to the Twitter account via Huffington Post editor Philip Lewis illustrates Santana greeting the audience after being taken off stage by medical personnel on the scene in an emergency

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