Was about to report almost your same post. I have hypothyroidism 10 years. Have always had decent levels lab results on my lipids. All within normal range.
Anyway, in Dec. 2010, my cholesterol came back at 247!! My thyroid levels were within normal range, nothing else showed up High or Low. I weighed 155 at that time and my cardiologist said he would put me on a statin drug to lower the cholesterol if I couldn't get the number down in 3 months. So I stuck to a diet of 5 small portions a day of veggies,fruits and salmon 3x weekly along with a sides of white rice, sweet potatoes.
As I am lactose intolerant began drinking the milk advertised that does not contain lactose, 3-8oz glasses a day.
Had new labs drawn 4/8/2011, 4 months since the previous labs. My cholesterol had reduced from 247 to 211
BUT, my triglycerides, always around 55, was now at 129. I was shocked but must say that my TSH was now at 5.53, 6 is the max. It was normally at 2.25 and my free T3 and free T4 below normal. So I am guessing the increase in tri's are related to the TSH etc. being off. But I am wondering what part of my diet has caused this change in my labs? I posted on the Thyroid page as well but no replies.
Are you taking thyroid medication, I am on 88 mcg. of Synthroid.
Anxious to hear your feedback...thanks in advance.