Is there anything I can do to alleviate restless leg syndrome?

Check iron. Low iron levels in certain people may lead to restless legs: iron can be low due to blood loss or because of using a proton-pump inhibitor for reflux. A complete neurological exam is needed in person with a sleep specialist or neurologist. They can also help decide if iron supplementation would help or if certain medicines like Requip (ropinirole) should be tried.

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Does anyone know how to relieve symptoms of restless leg syndrome?

RLS. There are a few meds to try to take for this condition-=-basically in the parkinson family that help with the tremor of parkinsons. Your pcp may have samples to try and see if this helps you. Read more...

Are there any stockings that can alleviate restless leg syndrome?

No. Restless legs (rls) is best treated with alcohol and caffeine avoidance. Medications such as Requip (ropinirole) or Mirapex are the new standard of care. Stockings usually make RLS worse. Read more...
Never heard of any. Have seen lots of articles on non-medical ways of treating rls, including herbal medications, acupuncture and trigger point therapies, but never anything on stockings. Avoiding the medicines that can worse it (many antihistamines, many psychiatric drugs), diagnosing iron deficiency (which makes it worse), and several prescription drugs (requip, mirapex) can help. Read more...