In an effort to balance and monitor blood pressure, any rise in blood pressure must be carefully monitored, studied, treated and controlled. Hypertension is a conglomeration of physiological, emotional and mental factors. The physiological condition is often aggravated by atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, drug abuse and obesity. Cigarettes, alcohol and caffeine are known contributory factors to hypertension. It is now known that mental and emotional hypertension is common in persons who live stressful lives amidst the hustle and bustle of their daily activities.