Most common blood tests to ask for to find the cause for depression/fatigue?

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Hello,

I want to ask my GP for blood test to address my depression and chronic fatigue. What are the most common blood tests/deviancies to take that could address the reason for depression/chronic fatigue and rule out serious health issues? 

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    I know that under or overactive thyroid and vitamin D3 deficiency could cause depression/fatigue and could be screened trough a blood test, but what more?
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    lack of vitamin B12 and diabetes too.

     

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      I have just asked my dr for these tests and been told they do not run them routinely, i have been ill with depression for three years and I think something physical is the cause as all anti depressants havent helped.  Can I get these tests done privately or what?
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    Iron, Magnesium or selenium deficiency are worth checking too.
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