I have given up alcohol during my weight loss journey. Before my journey I used to drink every night with my meal around 3/4 of a bottle of wine or 3 gin and tonics.This contributed to my weight gain slowly over a period of time ... I had terrible restless legs, anyone who has this knows how unpleasant it is to the sufferer. You just can't get comfortable no matter what you do. I've had it for years. Although it does occur now and then, since giving up booze in my case to lose weight and get my liver function back yo normal. I have noticed a huge benefit in as much as my restless legs have improved 100%. It was just social drinking with my partner however I was suffering without knowing why. Has anyone else noticed an improvement in restless legs. My late Father had Parkinson's disease although he hardly drank alcohol and had been a great sportsman. I was starting to wonder if I was showing symptoms however after giving up the booze my condition has improved plus the calorie content in booze was making me fat. Since giving up the social drinking my blood pressure is perfect, liver back to normal after 4 weeks and restless legs improved and I've dropped seven pounds. I think our food and drink have much to contribute to our overall health. I'm not saying I will never partake in a drink again,,,, I will I like a drink but I shall be very mindful of the effects it is having. It is sad because I really did enjoy a drink but it really was sabotaging my health and looks. I am writing this because I'd live to hear if anyone else suffers from restless legs and the triggers that set off the pain. Mine was alcohol. What foods trigger your restless legs or drink and is it an hereditary factor. ? Has your weight loss improved your restless legs .? Mine was so severe, I never took meds for the condition. I am interested to hear your stories although this is a Weight loss community this is related.