The Wiggles star Lachlan Gillespie shared a sweet message of support to Greg Page on Saturday, after the Yellow Wiggle suffered a cardiac arrest on stage.

Taking to his Instagram story, Lachy, 34, reposted an update on Greg’s condition that was originally posted online for fans by the band.

Lachy captioned it: ‘Love you Greg.’ 

Support: The Wiggles' Lachlan Gillespie (pictured) has offered an update on Greg Page's current condition after the Yellow Wiggle suffered a cardiac arrest on stage on Friday

Support: The Wiggles’ Lachlan Gillespie (pictured) has offered an update on Greg Page’s current condition after the Yellow Wiggle suffered a cardiac arrest on stage on Friday

The statement from The Wiggles read: ‘As it has been reported, our friend Greg Page suffered a cardiac arrest at the end of the bushfire relief performance and was taken to hospital.’

‘He has had a procedure and is now recovering in hospital. We appreciate your kind messages and concern.’ 

Wiggles lead singer Greg Page suffers from a crippling nervous system disorder that caused him to collapse during a reunion concert for bushfire relief on Friday.

Page, who is the original Yellow Wiggle, suffered from a cardiac arrest due to orthostatic intolerance at the concert at Castle Hill RSL in Sydney on Friday.

Statement: In a post on Instagram, Gillespie, 34, said that Page was 'recovering in hospital' following the incident

Statement: In a post on Instagram, Gillespie, 34, said that Page was ‘recovering in hospital’ following the incident

Orthostatic intolerance translates to ‘upright intolerance’, meaning that whenever Page stands up for a prolonged period of time, he risks his life.

People with orthostatic intolerance have a nervous system that struggles to pump enough blood around the body, which prompted Page’s cardiac arrest.

The original Wiggles lineup were moments away from performing their final song, Hot Potato, when Page suddenly collapsed.

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Since Page was standing upright for a long period of time, 750ml of blood flowed away from his head and down to his legs, putting immense pressure on his heart.

Collapse: Greg (right, in yellow) collapsed on stage at the packed-out concert on Friday night

Collapse: Greg (right, in yellow) collapsed on stage at the packed-out concert on Friday night

At the concert on Friday, shocked revellers were left stunned as the show was suddenly stopped, with paramedics rushing to Page’s side to perform CPR.

A while later, the rest of the band returned and told the 800-strong crowd their singer ‘needed medical attention’.

Page is now at Westmead Hospital in a ‘serious but stable condition’ after the near-death experience.

Brave: The 48-year-old offered some brave words for his fans on Saturday after a procedure overnight

Brave: The 48-year-old offered some brave words for his fans on Saturday after a procedure overnight

In a statement, The Wiggles said: ‘As has been reported, our friend Greg Page suffered a cardiac arrest at the end of the bushfire relief performance and was taken to hospital.

‘He has had a procedure and is now recovering in hospital. We appreciate your kind messages and concern.’

After the show, Blue Wiggle Anthony Field shared a photo of the band backstage and said on Instagram: ‘We are all in shock, please get better mate, I’m praying for you.’

The Wiggles said Greg's main concern was that the bushfire relief concert went on without him

The Wiggles said Greg’s main concern was that the bushfire relief concert went on without him

Page’s life-threatening condition is what forced him to initially quit The Wiggles in November, 2006 after withdrawing from the group’s US tour that year.

He was also wrongly told he had ‘seven years to live’ by a doctor.

‘To be feeling the way you feel – tired, lethargic, heavy-chested, light-headed and just vague, and to be missing your mouth when you go to eat things – that was a pretty raw moment,’ Page said of his condition to The Sydney Morning Herald in 2009.

It comes after his doctor previously warned the illness means he would need to ‘be careful with the rigors’ of performing.

Symptoms of the life-threatening condition include dizzy spells, queasy episodes, trembling, slurred speech and fatigue.

The frightening circulatory condition caused Page (pictured, back) to leave the Wiggles back in 2006

The frightening circulatory condition caused Page (pictured, back) to leave the Wiggles back in 2006



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