Both cholesterol and blood pressure are sensitive to thyroid levels.
You might want to see an Endocrinologists. It is my understanding that there are a number of different tests that are needed to diagnose and adjust thyroid levels and not just the one or two that are commonly done. But I really don't know the details. View Thread
It is not hypertension until it reaches 140. But 133 is considered per-hypertensive.
It is certain something that needs to be looked at, specially at his age.
First of all I don't know where that reading came from. To officially to diagnose hypertension it has to be high at 3 different office visits. There are a number of things that can cause short term high blood pressure.
But he should get a checkup at the doctors to see if there is some condition causing high blood pressure.
And if not a discussion on lifestyle changes such diet, exercise, weight loss if needed, and stress reduction.View Thread