Bronny James, the son of Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James, is stable after suffering a cardiac arrest during basketball practice on Tuesday.
James, 18, was taken to a hospital in Los Angeles after collapsing on the court. He was reportedly unresponsive when first responders arrived, but he was revived and taken to the hospital in stable condition.
The cause of the cardiac arrest is not yet known, but doctors say that James is expected to make a full recovery.
“Bronny is doing well and is in stable condition,” LeBron James said in a statement. “We appreciate the prayers and support of our family and friends.”
James’ cardiac arrest is a reminder of the dangers of sudden cardiac arrest, which can happen to anyone, regardless of age or fitness level. It is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest and to seek medical attention immediately if you or someone you know experiences them.
The signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest include:
- Loss of consciousness
- No breathing
- No pulse
If you see someone who is experiencing cardiac arrest, call 911 immediately. With prompt medical attention, the chances of survival are greatly increased.
James’ cardiac arrest is also a reminder of the importance of heart health. There are a number of things you can do to improve your heart health, including:
- Eating a healthy diet
- Exercising regularly
- Maintaining a healthy weight
- Not smoking
- Limiting alcohol consumption
If you have any concerns about your heart health, talk to your doctor. With proper care, you can help keep your heart healthy and reduce your risk of cardiac arrest.