Infections bring harm to our precious intestinal microbiome and the powerhouse of our cells – the mitochondria. When we treat infections, it will always include addressing these two important areas. Addressing chronic infections is more than just treating the symptoms or the “bugs.” It is also about addressing the disturbance in the milieu, unique to each patient, which is hospitable to the “bugs.” As Louis Pasteur said, “The microbe is nothing, the terrain is everything.”