After collapsing after a performance due to heat exhaustion, Carlos Santana says he "is doing well."

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Carlos Santana is making a full recovery after collapsing on stage in Michigan on Tuesday night due to heat exhaustion.

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The 74-year-old renowned guitarist went away while performing on stage at Clarkston's Pine Knob Music Theatre.

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In a statement, a Santana representative claims that the musician was "overtaken by heat exhaustion and dehydration" while performing  at Pine Knob Music Theatre.

"Carlos was brought to the McLaren Clarkston emergency room for observation and is doing well."

Twenty minutes later, the guitarist was carried off the stage and brought to a hospital, according to a tweet from Graff.

At 10 p.m. local time, according to authorities, Santana was onstage with medical personnel. They asked fans to pray for Santana at the show.

In a video statement shared on Twitter, the Grammy winner addressed the issue head-on and informed followers that he underwent a treatment as a result of chest problems.

I'll play for you; I'll play as I usually do, giving you my all.l I could do it.

Santana informed his supporters, "I wouldn't show up until I could do it.

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