When a person has an epileptic seizure (caused by epilepsy or some other condition (low blood pressure possibly; there is no violent thrashing or tongue-biting in the individual in question)), do the lungs get fresh air, or does the body stop breathing altogether throughout the seizure? A random person on a random forum said that the brain requires ~50% more oxygen during a seizure; is this true? Is there a risk of cerebral hypoxia? If so, is there a way to supply the lungs with air during a seizure (via. some kind of respirator)?
Any insight on this matter is greatly appreciated. However, please back up statements of facts with an authoritative source (a recognised reference on epilepsy, a scientific article, etc.) so I can verify your claim.