It is an unprecedented time for Texans. With the temperatures fluctuating, and it affecting many individuals some many end up getting sick. Some simply deal with the symptoms, while others seek some type of medicine to alleviate the feelings.

Unfortunately, for some in Central Texas, it may be more difficult than expected to find relief. As it turns out, due to various factors, certain medication is going to be harder to obtain.

Texas' Current Predicament, The "Tripledemic"

According to KWTX, while COVID-19 has weakened in strength, other diseases have popped back up in full force. Cases of RSV are on the rise, and the cold and flu season has grown in strength. When they spoke to a family medicine physician located in Waco, Tim Martindale he stated that because COVID has lessened in power, the other diseases mentioned have a better chance of infecting individuals.

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The physician also told the news organization that residents, instead of going to doctors for diagnosis, are diagnosing themselves and going to stores to grab the medication they believe they need.

So how does Texas combat the short supply of medicine?

Tips From The Medical Professional

Martindale simply stated that instead of self-diagnosis, residents should go to a doctor. Others could go to a less known pharmacy for medication, or simply just wait for more medicine to arrive in stores.

So long story short, it looks like we'll have to be smarter around each other during this rough flu season. Wash those hands everybody!

Bet You Didn't Know: 10 Bizarre Texas Laws Still on the Books

Many states still have strange laws on the books that aren’t enforced or taken seriously anymore, and Texas is no exception.

Most of these laws are just funny now, but at one time, there was a valid (or at least somewhat valid) reason for them to exist.

Texas has plenty of strange rules and regulations that you could technically be prosecuted for if you violate them, since they've never been amended. Some of these are only for specific cities and not state-wide, but all of them are pretty odd!

Let's take a look at 10 of the weirdest ones in the Lone Star State.

Top 25 Delicious Foods & Drinks That Define The Great State of Texas!

There's more to Texas than just Dallas Cowboys and oil in fact, Texas has helped shape the taste of America. From BBQ, to Tex Mex to Ice Cream and beyond, Texas has introduced the rest of the U.S. to the Texas way of life through food. So what foods and drink make Texas so special? Let's take a look.

10 Myths About Texas That Even Some Natives Believe

Everything's bigger in Texas, including the tall tales! Our state can seem pretty strange to people from far away, or even our immediate neighbors. There are several myths about Texas that range from quirky to fun and just plain ignorant and insulting, and even some people born and raised her believe 'em. Here are a few we can dispel today.

21 Texas Town Names Outsiders Can't Pronounce

Have you ever heard someone call Killeen "Kye-lean" or Salado "Salad-oh"? That's just the tip of the Texas mispronunciation iceberg. Here are the towns and cities most folks who didn't grow up in Texas don't have a clue how to pronounce.

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