Stress can be one of the causes of restless leg syndrome attacks. If you are overstressed, it can trigger the symptoms and it can increase the severity and frequency of attacks.
If you have problems with RLS, there are a variety of relaxation techniques that can reduce the frequency and severity of the attacks, and some of these can even help to provide relief during an RLS attack.
Techniques associated with meditation and controlled breathing can work wonders for managing stress. Many RLS sufferers have also turned to things like yoga and tai chi. Of course, previously mentioned treatments like exercise and massage can be good for relieving stress, so they have that added benefit when it comes to managing your symptoms.